Facing the Rising Sun
In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of slaves entering America, Rev. Cleo Graham, Associate Minister of Beneficent Congregational Church in Providence, RI, wrote a series of posts about her ancestors who were slaves in America. She writes:
"Researching my slave ancestors has been a very emotional journey filled with tears, sorrow, and joy. I am proud to bear witness as a slave descendant. It’s a testament to one’s faith, strength, and resilience. African Americans have spent more years enslaved than free. Our history of slavery in America needs to be taught in schools throughout our nation."
Read her series, Facing the Rising Sun, here.