Thursday, 2 October 2014

214th birthday of Nat Turner

(Born 2 October 1800, Southampton county, Virginia, US)

Influential religious  leader and organiser of the 21 August 1831 major enslaved African insurrection against enslavement in Virginia, United States, an uprising church historian James H Harris has described as “the turning point” in the African American freedom movement (James Harris, Preaching Liberation, 1995: 46)

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