Posts tagged ‘anti-slavery’

December 15, 2011

Google Becomes an Activist

Google announced that it has donated $11.5 million to coalitions around the world to help both fight slavery and help those currently enslaved find rescue and freedom.

I think it’s wonderful that such a large organisation seemingly disconnected

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August 24, 2011

Bury The Chains

Amazing Grace is lovely Christian hymn that we all know and can probably recite the first two lines no problem.  Interesting that the man who penned the hymn was a wealthy British slave trader who found God, wrote the hymn and then joined the anti-slavery cause.

Bury The Chains by Adam Hochschild is a wonderful book about the small number of brave people in Britain who fought to abolish slavery at a time when Britain was wealthy and powerful in the world because of it. 

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