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Ep.29 - Last Stop

The Second Baptist Church & the Underground Railroad

In episode 29 Alex & Jess sip on some Manhattans while Alex tells Jess all about the Second Baptist Church and George DeBaptiste. DeBaptiste along with the church helped hundreds if not thousands of slaves find passage to Canada via the Underground Railroad. How did DeBaptiste do it? What happened to the first building to house the church? And how much does Alex know about Jane Fonda during two truths and a lie? Tune in and find out!