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This is a view of Ed Dwight’s sculpture “Gateway To Freedom” that commemorates the roles of Detroit and Windsor, Ontario in the Underground Railroad. The “Underground Railway” was neither a railway or underground, but a network of freed slaves, abolitionists, and freedom loving whites, blacks and native Americans, that protected and ferried escaped American slaves to freedom in Canada. Windsor, just south of Detroit across the Detroit river was a major freedom destination for these runaways

Underground Railroad Freedom Statues - looking from the US side to liberty on the Canadian side

Belgium, Germany. The origins of every civilization is from people of color as proven, yet again, from this ancient statue.

The origins of every civilization is from people of color as proven, yet again, from this ancient statue. I can't say this statue proves it but it is a proven fact

The “Swing Low” Harriet Tubman Statue, New York, USA. In the age of slavery, freedom for many came via the “Underground Railroad”. And for 10 years, Harriet Tubman was a “conductor”, making 19 trips to lead more than 300 slaves north.

The “Swing Low” Harriet Tubman Statue, New York, USA. In the age of slavery, freedom for many came via the “Underground Railroad”. And for 10 years, Harriet Tubman was a “conductor”, making 19 trips to lead more than 300 slaves north.

Black History Month: Children's Books and Unit Studies on Slavery

Black History Month: Children's Books and Unit Studies on Slavery

Underground Railroad Sculpture - Battle Creek of. Erastus Hussey, store owner who hid runaway enslaved people in his store AND Sojourner Truth.

3 Ways to Experience Detroit’s Underground Railroad: Detroit’s Underground Railroad, codenamed Midnight, was the last stop on a long journey for many fugitive slaves looking to cross the river to Canada and their freedom.

3 Ways to Experience Detroit’s Underground Railroad: Detroit’s Underground Railroad, codenamed Midnight, was the last stop on a long journey for many fugitive slaves looking to cross the river to Canada and their freedom.

History 101 with Davinci the Detroit dog; Detroit Underground Railroad Monument on Riverfront

Picture of Detroit Underground Railroad Monument stock photo, images and stock photography.

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