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Samuel Crowther, the first Black Anglican Bishop, at the Wilberforce Oak

This image ( Tait 219 f. 119) shows a summer picnic which, as the reverse of the photograph records, took place on 21 June 1873. The photograph includes Samuel Crowther (c.1807-1891), the first black Anglican bishop, consecrated bishop of Western Africa in 1864. 245 more words


September 17

Our Plans and God’s, Part 2

Judges 20:14-28 “the children of Israel arose and went up to the house of God to inquire of God. They said, “Which of us shall go up first to battle against the children of Benjamin?” The LORD said, “Judah first!” 604 more words


Buy A Baby In Mumbai For The Price Of A Burger

I’ve been wearing my Stolen Lives wristband for about a month, it is high time I told you what it represents. Stolen Lives is a new educational resource and digital platform, that looks at issues of historical and contemporary slavery, through a combination of music, songs, words, images, film and animation. 611 more words

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24th August - On This Day In History


1759 William Wilberforce (English crusader against slavery)


1958 John G Strijdom (South African PM)

On This Day:

79 Vesuvius erupts, burying both Pompeii and Herculaneum… 11 more words

August 24 in history

79   Mount Vesuvius erupted. The cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, andStabiae were buried in volcanic ash.

1198 King Alexander II of Scotland, was born (d. 642 more words


America and the Pussyfooted Church

This post, may step on many toes, piss some off, and offend others. Or, it may be dismissed as a whole and be viewed as a waste of my time. 1,656 more words




By Imogen Lindsley: History Editor


Understanding Wilberforce: A conventional or a liberating force?

William Wilberforce, a name practically synonymous with the abolition of the slave trade. 685 more words