We The People

February 2, 2013

Education, Feature, Politics

Americans will be grappling with a number of sensitive and critical issues throughout 2013 and beyond.  Some new, some old and some never-ending – concerns about race, religion, violence, politics, guns, climate change, war and civic responsibility are just some of the issues that may polarize all or segments of the nation.  We The People will bring awareness to different viewpoints in the hopes of educating its readership.  Please be encouraged to join in and share your perspective.

Moments in time On This Day …

On this day in 1776 - George Washington answered a letter from Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American poet and first African-American woman to publish a book.

On this day in 1807Congress legally banned the foreign slave trade …

The Official Medallion of the British Anti-Slavery Society

William Wilberforce, the leader of the British campaign to abolish the slave trade.

Stowage of the British slave ship Brookes under the regulated slave trade act of 1788

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