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Sam Lemon

Sam Lemon is a member of Providence Monthly Meeting in Media, PA. In 2007, he earned a doctorate in Education, Culture, and Society at the University of Pennsylvania. Currently employed as the director of a graduate program at a local university, he also writes on a range of topics including history, culture, science, and spirituality. His first book, Go Stand Upon the Rock (2014) recounts his ancestors’ flight from slavery to freedom during the American Civil War. His upcoming book, The Case That Shocked the Country (2015) uncovers the true story of Alexander McClay Williams – a 16 year old African American from Delaware County, who was wrongly convicted and sent to the electric chair in 1931 for a crime he did not commit – will be published later this spring.

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