Thousands Travel to Buffalo for Historic Convention
The National Liberty Party Convention was held in Buffalo on August 30 and 31, 1843.
Negro Movement: Historicial Convention in Buffalo
The Negro Convention Movement in the 1840s brought African Americans from across the nation together in a number of cities to discuss issues. One of two significant conferences occurred in Buffalo in 1843: the National Conference of Colored Citizens.
Underground Railroad: The Journey to Freedom
In the late 1800s, the Underground Railroad emerged as a grouping of secret routes and safe homes. Used by runaway slaves, they obtained their freedom by either escaping into Canada or living in a Northern State.
Dr. Bannon Discussion: WBLK Founder, ‘The Hound”
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Joseph Hodge, First Resident of Buffalo
Joseph Hodge was born into slavery and died a successful business man.