Slavery and a Song

In light of recent events, may we find the grace we need to live together— if not in harmony, at least in respect.

This is an interesting map of slavery in America in 1860.

Slavery Map

It is interactive at this site.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2013/09/04/abraham_lincoln_the_president_used_this_map_to_see_where_slavery_was_strongest.html

Here are some quick facts about American slavery.

http://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-by-era/slavery-and-anti-slavery/resources/facts-about-slave-trade-and-slavery

A song for hope and healing.

http://www.nytimes.com/video/us/politics/100000003766925/obama-sings-amazing-grace-.html?playlistId=100000002797598

By coincidence, Savannah Frazier, a dear friend of Becca’s and the entire Mooradian-Williams family, is debuting on Broadway this weekend in Amazing Grace, a musical.

https://www.youtube.com/user/AmazingGraceMusical

http://amazinggracemusical.com/

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They Don’t Make Em Like This Anymore

These cars reflected the designs of their times and, presumably, the personalities of their designers. They were fun to look at. Safe? Not so much. But wouldn’t it be nice if car makers could produce vehicle that were safe, environmentally sound and this interesting to look at?

http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/19/travel/gallery/car-museum-faces/index.html