Charlotte L. "Lottie" Forten (1837 - 1914)

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: Died in Washington, DC, USA
Cause of death: Cerebral Embolism
Occupation: African-American abolitionist, teacher, poet, and intellectual, from the well-known, politically active Forten family of Philadelphia, whose Journal, published after her death, is a rare account of a free and educated black woman's response to the racist
Managed by: Daniel James McGee
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About Charlotte L. "Lottie" Forten

Charlotte Grimke (Forten)

Author of "A Free Negro in the Slave Era." Charlotte Forten Grimke was barely into her twenties when she became the first African American to teach white students.

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Charlotte L. "Lottie" Forten's Timeline

1837
August 17, 1837
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1880
January 1, 1880
Age 42
1914
July 22, 1914
Age 76
Washington, DC, USA
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