Sarah Parker Remond
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Depicting Sarah Parker Remond (1826 - 1894) African American slavery abolitionist, lecturer and physician.
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Sarah Parker Remond (1826 - 1894) African American slavery abolitionist, lecturer and physician.
Born free in Salem, Massachusetts to successful, well-established businesspeople and activists, Remond was at the centre of anti-slavery activity and the whole family was committed to the abolition movement. She delivered her first lecture against slavery at the age of 16, with her brother Charles whom she would later go on tour with throughout the northeast US. Over time she became one of the society's most persuasive and powerful lecturers.
In 1858 Remond was invited to take the anti-slavery message to the UK where she spoke eloquently of the inhumane treatment of slaves and described the discrimination endured by free blacks throughout the US. She helped found and served on the executive committee of the Ladies' London Emancipation Society - the only black woman among the 1,500 signatories to a women-only, 1866 petition requesting the right of women to vote.
From England, Remond went to Italy in 1867 to pursue medical training in Florence, where she became a physician. She practiced medicine for nearly 20 years in Italy and never returned to the US.