Pierre Toussaint

Pierre Toussaint

ACH035: Pierre Toussaint was a slave brought from Haiti to New York City in the late 1700s, where he became a celebrated and in-demand hairdresser and even more celebrated philanthropist. Tom and Noëlle Crowe relate how, even after he had the means to buy his freedom, he elected to remain a slave to care for his widowed mistress, among other notable charitable works in his life.

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