This post is for those who study Bible scripture and is not designed for converting or preaching. The topic is Slavery and how it relates to the Bible. Verses in the Bible have been used by some to promote slavery and bigotry while others use those same verses to turn people away from Christianity. Below […]
This is a story of men who said they loved God but served death. How many like them are speaking today? The first British slave ship to reach the Americas, referred to as “The Good Ship Jesus” was, in fact, named the “Jesus of Lubeck,” a 700-ton ship sailing between 1562 and 1567. Britain’s very […]
What most people don’t know is that there are broken shackles and chains at the feet of the Statue of Liberty. These symbols of state-sponsored bondage and human cruelty remain there on the Statue of Liberty as a permanent reminder of the slaves that contributed to the building of the United States.
Because the height of the pedestal built to support the statue makes it impossible to see the chains and shackles from the ground, most people visiting Liberty Island remain unaware of them.
The connection between the Statue of Liberty and slavery was denied and hidden for 125 years.