Black History en Ex slave Daniel Rudd historic figure in Springfield <p><font size="2">As Black History month comes to a close,&nbsp;a new book about a 19th century African-American Daniel Rudd - a former slave who lived in Springfield, Ohio and helped change the face of the Catholic church.&nbsp;</font></p><p><font size="2">&quot;A Cry for Justice,&quot; follows the life of Daniel Rudd a young slave from Bardstown, Kentucky. He was freed after the Civil War and traveled to Springfield to work at a newspaper. His beliefs also led him to challenge the Catholic Church to deliver equality and justice for black people.</font></p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:33:40 +0000 Wayne Baker 12175 at