Posts Tagged ‘Slavery’

First Blacks in Congress

The first seven blacks elected to Congress were all Republicans. Hiram Rhodes Revels (1822-1901) was born free and educated in a black school. He spent his early life as a barber and entered the Gospel ministry. During the Civil War, he recruited three regiments of black troops to fight for the Union. In 1870 he […]

AMERICA, GOD, AND SLAVERY

By Steven Buckardt America has forgotten where it comes from and what it was all about. America was a nation that once unabashedly declared to be a Christian nation following the laws of the Creator. America has also forgotten much of its own history when people celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. If you ask […]