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  • Frederick Douglass

    'The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass' was published in 1845; it is a memoir and treatise on abolition written by the famous author and former slave Frederick Douglass. The book includes two introductions by well-known abolitionists: a preface by William Lloyd Garrison, and a letter by Wendell Phillips, both confirming the veracity of the account and the literacy of its author. It is generally considered to be the most famous of a number of abolition narratives written by former slaves in the same era. The narrative describes the events of Douglass's life over eleven chapters, from his childhood to emancipation. The book was an immediate success and received critical acclaim,...read more

  • R.A. Morrisey

    Richard Alburtus Morrisey was an Afro American biblical scholar, a Doctor of Divinity, and the pastor of a number of churches in Pennsylvania and in the South. In 1915, he published ‘Bible History of the Negro’, in the hope of promoting the study of the Bible. The book brings together all the references to black people in the scriptures, including Ham, son of Noah, Batsheba, Simon of Cyrene, Nimrod, Melchizedek, Hagar, Ishmael, Rahab, and Candace, queen of Ethiopia. It provides a detailed overview of all the relevant passages in scripture, and it caters to questions regarding race and the...read more