2019 commemorates 400 years since enslaved Africans arrived on the coast of the United States by way of the transatlantic slave trade.

Today, we’re boldly reclaiming our history – not bound by the pain of our past, but finding truth and freedom in the present.

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Remembering our history


We remember and honor the 400-year anniversary of the first enslaved Africans transported to the United States in 1619, marking the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Kidnapped, chained, and dehumanized in the name of free labor, we pause in reverence. We share our resources. We offer encouragement. Our goal is to increase knowledge and educate as we unify around the impact our Black experience has made.

Books written for Blacks, by Blacks

Uriel Press

Uriel Press is a publishing service designed exclusively for pastors and Christian thought leaders. A division of UMI (Urban Ministries, Inc.).

Preaching While Bleeding
H. Beecher Hicks, Jr.

God’s Destiny for People of Color
Dr. Clarence Walker

What to Do When the Devil Talks to You
Dr. James Ford Jr.

Do Black Lives Matter to God?
Dr. Jefferson D. Edwards

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