On this page, are posted items received from Douglass Alumni and Riverview residents, some of them amusing, some of them very serious.. this is also the Opinion-Editor page of the website. View older items by clicking "Older Posts" at the bottom of this page.
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Black History Every Day: March 1st
On this day in 1739, the British were forced to sign a peace treaty with escaped slave societies in Jamaica.
Also in 1780 on this day, PENNSYLVANIA BECAME THE FIRST STATE TO ABOLISH SLAVERY!