‘400 years of triumph...’ - Morgan County Citizen
By Tia Lynn Ivey managing editor A small ship carrying the first African slaves sailed to the shores of Virginia 400 years ago on August 20, 1619, beginning America’s shameful and brutal history of institutionalized slavery and the long, arduous struggle for emancipation, justice and equality in the “Land of the Free.” Last week, Americans across the country reflected on the 400-year anniversary with grief over the past, wisdom for present, and hope for the future. St. Paul’s AME Church in Madison hosted a special forum last week featuring local ... Read More