Lacinda Mennenga is an undergraduate student at the University of Washington. She is majoring in history, and hopes to graduate in 2009, at which time she will begin work on her masters degree. Lacinda considers history to be a vital part of understanding current world events, and intends to teach history as a study of activism.
James Monroe Whitfield, a black abolitionist and colonizationist, was born on April 10, 1822 in New Hampshire. Little is known about his early life except that he was a descendant of Ann Paul, the sister of prominent black clergyman Thomas Paul. Whitfield had little formal … Read MoreJames Monroe Whitfield (1822-1871)