Episode Summary

Thornton Blackburn escaped slavery in Kentucky only to be imprisoned again in Detroit. After a historic riot and a trip on the Underground Railroad he lands in Canada and starts a business that rides on to this day.

Episode Notes

Thornton Blackburn escaped slavery in Kentucky only to be imprisoned again in Detroit. After a historic riot and a trip on the Underground Railroad he lands in Canada and starts a business that rides on to this day. Follow along at slack.com/podcast and @slackstories.

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