Reverend Peter Randolph (c. 1825-1897) was a former African American slave who became a Baptist preacher. Born into slavery, he was freed and moved to Boston. He supported the anti-slavery movement, and preached throughout the US and Canada. He was the author of two books; Sketches of Slave Life (1855) and From Slave Cabin to the Pulpit: The Autobiography of Rev. Peter Randolph (1893).