Sunday, 2 October 2016

216th birthday of Nat Turner

(Born 2 October 1800, Southampton county, Virginia, US)
Influential religious leader and organiser of the historic 21 August 1831 enslaved Africans’ insurrection 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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