Today, we're going to discuss some little-known facts about America's revolution for freedom, and how it involved and affected those within these shores who did not know freedom from bondage for centuries to come.
What role did slavery play in the events that led up to July 4, 1776?
What is the Somerset case, and what were its implications to the slave trade in America?
What is the Stono Uprising, and what connection does it have to Spain, England and America?
What effect did slave insurrections have on the view of slavery and its effect on the security of a country?
We'll also consider the words of some noteworthy African Americans on what freedom means to those brought here in chains, and their descendants who still seek it in full.
Bring a big cup, the coffee is strong!
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