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Wednesday's Word: African American History: German Quakers first (documented) to speak out

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Saturday, March 08, 2014

African American History: German Quakers first (documented) to speak out



In 1688 in Germantown, Pennsylvania (now part of Philadelphia), German born Francis Daniel Pastorius drafted the Germantown Quaker Petition Against Slavery. It was the first protest against African-American slavery made by a religious body in the English colonies. The men gathered at Thones Kunders’s house and wrote a petition based upon the Bible’s Golden Rule, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,”

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