AMERICAN HISTORY

Nat Turner Revisited

August 21, 1831, is the anniversary of his legendary African-American rebellion against slavery.

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5 min readAug 21, 2023

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Discovery of Nat Turner: wood engraving illustrating Benjamin Phipps’s capture of Nat Turner (1800–1831) on October 30, 1831 — Public Domain photo

Revolution and Rebellion

Sterling A. Brown, the African American poet from Washington D.C., wrote in his poem, “Remembering Nat Turner,” that when Turner launched his attack…

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