This is a segment from Straightlaced: How Gender’s Got Us All Tied Up, a documentary directed by Debra Chasnoff and released in 2009. Please be aware this text contains content that may be uncomfortable for students.
Debra Chasnoff
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Abolitionists William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Loyd Garrison, unidentified male and female slaves, and Black Union soldiers in front of American flag

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