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Historical Resources

Recovering the African American Heritage of The United Methodist Church

Richard Allen was a minister and founder of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in 1816.Recovering the African American Heritage of The United Methodist Church

by Elliott Wright
3/2/10: Interracial origins of American Methodism are being rediscovered and celebrated as a fitting reminder of the original Methodist proclamation of God's inclusive love.

 
Drew University: Online Exhibit Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther KingThis online archive offers audio and text versions of Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech, articles, documents, and photographs.
Visit this resource at drew.edu
 
Thoughts Upon Slavery By John Wesley
Read several points made by John Wesley.  Read more ...
 
John Wesley's Letter to William Wilberforce
The last letter that John Wesley wrote was to William Wilberforce, a man who had been converted under Wesley's ministry and who was a member of Parliament. The letter concerns his opposition to slavery and encouragement for Wilberforce to take action for change. Parliament finally outlawed England's participation in the slave trade in 1807. The year 2007 marked the 200th anniversary of the the abolition of British-US slave trade.  Read more ...
 
Previous Black History Month Themepage

Archived Black History Month Articles that have appeared on the GBGM website.  Read more ...