Rev. Josiah Henson, a clergyman and teacher who became the inspiration for the novel 'Uncle Tom's Cabin.' (Courtesy Uncle Tom's Cabin Historical Site)

Portraits of Black Canadians – Episode 7

Josiah Henson

Today, we bring you the story of Josiah Henson. His remarkable life story inspired American author Harriet Beecher Stowe to write her famous anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Duration: 2:59

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