Margaret Garner

Online Course: Margaret Garner

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Lecture 6 focuses on Margaret Garner, a slave woman who killed her own children to prevent them from returning to slavery.

The feature film and novel, both titled Beloved, are based on Margaret Garner's story.

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This program was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural Program.