It’s Famous Friday!
Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback Happy new year! As we celebrate the dawn of a new decade, our country eagerly and anxiously looks toward another presidential election year. Since the time of Reconstruction, people of color have impacted our country’s legislation on a state and federal level. This Famous Friday feature focuses on one early influencer by the name of Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback, or P.B.S. Pinchback as most commonly seen in historical references. Pinchback was born in Macon, Georgia, in 1837, to William Pinchback a white planter, and Eliza Stewart, [...]