cartermagazine:

Today In Black History
‘Josiah Thomas Walls was born enslaved on December 30, 1842, on the plantation of Dr. John Walls in Winchester, Virginia. He became the first Black Congressman to represent an entire state (Florida).’
(photo: Josiah Thomas Walls)
- CARTER Magazine

cartermagazine:

Today In Black History

‘Josiah Thomas Walls was born enslaved on December 30, 1842, on the plantation of Dr. John Walls in Winchester, Virginia. He became the first Black Congressman to represent an entire state (Florida).’

(photo: Josiah Thomas Walls)

- CARTER Magazine