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Offsite News

PBS Resources
World Wide Web/Internet ResourceAfrican American World is "your guide to African American history and culture."
Africans in America explores America's journey through slavery.
The African-American Odyssey: A Library of Congress Resource
Library of Congress/Black History Month iconTopics include: A Quest for Full Citizenship, Frederick Douglass Papers, Jackie Robinson and Other Baseball Highlights, Born in Slavery: Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, From Slavery to Freedom: A Pamphlet Collection. Visit the Library of Congress Site
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Last Speech

Video available onlineYou Tube

This video on You Tube also links to other speeches by the civil rights champion including the famous "I Have A Dream" address. Click to hear and watch this moving speech.
"An Ever-flowing Stream": February is Black History Month

General Board of Church and Societyby the Rev. Jeff Wells; offsite link to www.umc-gbcs.org
1/26/09: The pastor of Community United Methodist Church in Massapequa, NY, calls for justice to "roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream." Read more ...

Movie, Campaign Link Past and Present Slavery
January 31, 2007
The last letter that John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, wrote before his death was to William Wilberforce, a member of Parliament fighting to end the British slave trade. ... The movie "Amazing Grace," opening Feb. 23 in U.S. theaters, chronicles his efforts, and a related campaign focuses on ending modern-day slavery in the world. Read more ...
Source: United Methodist News Service