Charles Lenox Remond quote

"I have only to speak for myself; to speak for freedom for myself; to determine for freedom for myself; and in doing so, I speak and determine for the freedom of every slave on every plantation, and for the fugitives on my right hand."

Charles Lenox Remond

Born: February 1, 1810

Die: December 22, 1873

Occupation: Lecturer

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