William Lloyd Garrison (December 10, 1805 – May 24, 1879) was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. Garrison was also a prominent voice for the ... more »
''Our country is the worldour countrymen are all mankind.''William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879), U.S. abolitionist. Liberator (Boston, Dec. 15, 1837). Prospectus of Garrison's anti-slavery newspaper.
''I am in earnestI will not equivocateI will not excuseI will not retreat a single inchand I will be heard!''William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879), U.S. abolitionist. Salutatory address of Garrison's anti-slavery newspaper. The Liberator (Jan. 1, 1831).