A Division of William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Judge Julian Houston

Superior Court Judge Julian Houston discussed the struggle for African-American rights in Massachusetts. Included were the cases of “Mum Bett” and Quok Walker - abolishing slavery in the Commonwealth - and the story of fugitive slave Anthony Burns. Judge Houston developed the Long Road To Justice project that includes a traveling exhibit, curriculum, and web exhibit. For details see: www.masshist.org Click “Online” Long Road to Justice. (Massachusetts Historical Society)

Thanks to: Anna Rodrigues and her fifth grade students at the Boston Latin School.