Colorful History #55: Following the Underground Railroad to Freedom
This comic tells the history and legacy of the Underground Railroad, a secret network of individuals and sites throughout the United States that offered shelter, aid, and a means of escape to slaves fleeing the South during the 18th and 19th centuries. This network is memorialized today through the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, which helps “honor, preserve and promote the history of resistance to enslavement through escape and flight” and continues to inspire people worldwide.
Written by: Erin Keepers
Illustrated by: Dion Harris
Lettered by: Matt Strackbein