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Art of Quakers holding goods, while dark skinned natives bring more to them
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18th-Century Quakers Led Sugar Boycott To Protest Against Slavery

In the 1780s, British and American Quakers launched an extensive and unprecedented propaganda campaign against slavery and slave-labor products. Their goal of creating a broad nondenominational antislavery movement culminated in a boycott of slave-grown sugar in 1791 supported by nearly a half-million Britons.

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Culture

Religious Freedom and Unity: America’s First Muslim Museum Launches National Tour, Hosts Webinar

the International Museum of Muslim Cultures is continuing their work with the launch of its 2021-2027 National Tour for its two signature exhibitions, which are “The Legacy of Timbuktu: Wonders of the Written Word” and “Muslims with Christians and Jews: An Exhibition of Covenants and Coexistence.” It will also host a Zoom webinar, “Exploring African Islamic Contributions to Civilization,” on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 6 pm.

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