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Slaves no more

It is a privilege to share something of what I have learned about the life and legacy of William Wilberforce. I am of British descent through my mother’s family, and I treasure my ancestral ties to Britain.

Kevin Belmonte

America and Britain have always shared a special relationship, one of which William Wilberforce was very well aware. They were, as he saw it, ‘two nations, who are children of the same family, and brothers in the same inheritance of common liberty’.