5 Things to Know About Thomas L. Jennings, The First Black Patent Holder

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Legacy

Jennings’ work eventually caught the attention of abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Douglass wrote about the great work Jennings did. The wealth Jennings acquired helped him fund the Legal Rights Association in 1855 to help Black people fight against racism using the justice system. It became one of Jennings’ lasting contributions to history.

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  1. THIS IS PAUL BOGLE – NOT THOMAS JENNINGS

  2. I was just about to say that. Odd mistake. But when you google it, some pics of Bogle as well as Jennings come up for some reason

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