John Brown: Terrorist or Prophetic Hero?
...Prophetic Hero? To some, he was insane, a monster, a killer, a fanatic, and a terrorist! To others, he was a slave rescuer, a willing victim of human freedoms, defender and agitator of human rights, a humanitarian, and a hero. Over two hundred years following his birth, people perceive John Brown according to different inclinations with his legacy marching on while his memory fascinates many, haunts others, and troubles many other people. The question therefore is “who was John Brown? Was he a prophetic hero or was he a terrorist?” To the people committed to social justice and freedom for all people, John Brown occupies a special place in their annals. To other people, he... John Brown: Terrorist or...