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Citizens of the Republic

Hoping to influence the administration’s post-war Reconstruction policies, Black New Bernians were leaders in a meeting with President Abraham Lincoln. The group, led by Abraham Galloway, hoped to end slavery and gain full rights as citizens.

To learn more about this unprecedented White House visit, the activists, and local standouts in this quest and the formation of the Equal Right League, click HERE.

Abraham Galloway
Abraham Galloway
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