LATE BISHOP AJAYI CROWTHER’S 183-YR OLD LETTER ON HOW HE WAS CAPTURED AND SOLD INTO SLAVERY SURFACES

Bishop Ajayi Crowther. By Unknown – http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org/content/lambethconference, Public Domain, Link President Muhammadu Buhari published an opinion in the Washington Post newspaper in commemoration of August 23rd, the day the UN declared as International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. He wrote that four centuries ago, the first 20 documented African slaves arrived on the shores of Virginia. He added: “In the years that followed, millions more were shipped in dehumanizing conditions across the ocean and enslaved. Slavery had, of course, existed before. But this indicated the beginning of a…

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