Tag: abolition of slavery

My Response to Slaveholders Who Used the Old Testament to Justify their Practice of Slavery

 Introduction             In 1619 slavery was initiated in America with about twenty black slaves.[1] By the time the abolition became a reality it is estimated that there were close to four million slaves. Slavery, without a doubt, is a dark and difficult chapter in the history of our great nation. The stronghold of slavery divided

Continue reading