Black History Month – Rose Fortune

Rose Fortune Occupations: Businesswoman Police Officer Rose Fortune (March 13, 1774 – February 20, 1864) was born into slavery in the British colony of Virginia. Her family escaped slavery during the American Revolution and settled in Annapolis Royal as part of the Black Loyalist migration when Rose was 10 years old. In 1825, she started her own business, carting luggage...
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