William Lloyd Garrison Quote
“I am in earnest - I will not equivocate - I will not excuse - I will not retreat a single inch - and I will be heard!”
―William Lloyd Garrison
The Letters of William Lloyd Garrison: I will be heard, 1822-1835 (1971 edition), Harvard University Press - ISBN: 9780674526600
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Lloyd Garrison
Born: December 10, 1805
Died: May 24, 1879 (aged 73)
Bio: William Lloyd Garrison was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted immediate emancipation of slaves in the United States. Garrison was also a prominent voice for the women's suffrage movement.