Today's American Minute — Dark Slavery History & little-known stories of those who worked to end it - American Minute with Bill Federer

Dark Slavery History & little-known stories of those who worked to end it - American Minute with Bill Federer

Dark Slavery History & little-known stories of those who worked to end it - American Minute with Bill Federer

Dark Slavery History & little-known stories of those who worked to end it - American Minute with Bill Federer

On February 3, 1790, less than three months before he died, Franklin petitioned Congress to ban slavery:
"For promoting the Abolition of Slavery, the relief of free Negroes unlawfully held in bondage, & the Improvement of the Condition of the African Races ...

A just and accurate conception of the true principles of liberty ... by the blessing of Divine Providence, have been successfully directed to the relieving from bondage a large number of their fellow Creatures of the African Race ...
That mankind are all formed by the same Almighty Being, alike objects of His care and equally designed for the enjoyment of happiness ...

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