Be doers of the word and not hearers only. - Letter of James 1:22

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August 2, 2020

Former Slaves Share their Stories

We’ve all learned about the enslavement of human beings in our country.  And we are becoming more aware of its legacy for African Americans, who still suffer its effects. The following 10-minute video, produced by ABC in 1999 from recordings made in the 1930’s, and 40’s, provides interviews with former slaves. 

The Laudato Si’ ministry at St. James encourages you to take a few moments to hear from those who experienced both slavery and its aftereffects first hand.  Here is the link :




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