What is freedman?

  • (noun): A person who has been freed from slavery.
    Synonyms: freedwoman


A freedman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means. Historically, slaves became freedmen either by manumission (granted freedom by their owner) or emancipation (granted freedom as part of a larger group). A fugitive slave is one who escaped slavery by fleeing.

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Cassandra Freedman
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Sandra Freedman
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Andrew Freedman Home
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Society Of The Guardians - Michael Freedman
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