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Henry Bibb
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Henry Bibb was an author and abolitionist who was born a slave and escaped to freedom in Canada in the 1800s.

He also published his autobiography Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave, Written by Himself, which became one of the best-known slave narratives of the time. Becoming a publisher in 1851, he set up the first black newspaper in Canada, The Voice of the Fugitive.  The paper included news and commentary against the slave trade and was a resource for other escaped slaves who’d settled in the country

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