Regina E. Mason
Regina E. Mason

Great-Great-Great-Granddauther of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave "My ancestor's example gave me permission to succeed."

William Grimes (1784 -1865)
William Grimes (1784 -1865)

Wrote the first fugitive slave narrative in American history

Strolling amid the moss, Savannah GA
Strolling amid the moss, Savannah GA

The city where William Grimes escaped from his 10th and final master.

Regina E. Mason
Regina E. Mason

Great-Great-Great-Granddauther of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave "My ancestor's example gave me permission to succeed."

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THE BOOK

Life of William Grimes,

the Runaway Slave

THE FILM

Gina's Journey: The Search for William Grimes

EVENTS

The Raw Truth:  A One Woman Show

*Featuring Michael Lange as William Grimes (On-Screen)

Book Regina Mason At Your Next Event & Learn How She Took History Into Her Own Hands!

 

 

No other slave narrative has been recovered, researched, and annotated by a slave's descendant until now.

- Oxford University Press

     

         

         “[Regina Mason] inspires others to be extraordinary; she shows us that we all have it within us.”  

                                                       -Emily Ambrose, Student Affairs in Higher Education at Colorado State University

 

                      

  "Inspiration is a powerful thing. It can ignite a passion or fuel a cause. The only thing you have to do—just as my              great-great-great-grandfather did—is give yourself permission, which is a virture I now live by." - R.E. Mason