By Sarah Grimké, Angelina Grimké
A selection of ancient writings from the slave-owner-turned-abolitionist sisters portrayed in Sue Monk Kidd’s novel The Invention of Wings
Sarah and Angelina Grimké’s portrayal in Sue Monk Kidd’s newest novel, The Invention of Wings, has introduced much-deserved new awareness to those inspiring american citizens. the 1st woman brokers for the yank Anti-Slavery Society, the sisters initially rose to prominence after Angelina wrote a rousing letter of aid to well known abolitionist William Garrison within the wake of Philadelphia’s pro-slavery riots in 1935. Born into Southern aristocracy, the Grimkés grew up in a slave-holding kinfolk. Hetty, a tender apartment servant, whom Sarah secretly taught to learn, deeply encouraged Sarah Grimké’s lifestyles, sparking her dedication to anti-slavery activism. As adults, the sisters embraced Quakerism and devoted their lives to the abolitionist and women’s rights routine. Their appeals and epistles have been essentially the most eloquent and emotional arguments opposed to slavery made through any abolitionists. Their phrases, greeted with trepidation and threats of their personal time, converse to us now as enduring examples of triumph and desire.
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