The Stories of Liberty
About this show
A series of powerful and emotionally moving narrative short films featuring the timeless heroes of liberty.
Thomas Clarkson: The First Abolitionist
July 26, 2018
The brutal and cruel transatlantic slave trade lasted for more than 300 hundred years. In 1785, Thomas Clarkson, a man you've probably never heard of, firmly held to his belief that no man can rightly claim ownership over another. That year he vowed to end the transatlantic slave trade. This is his story.
To learn about other heroes like Thomas Clarkson, check out our free eBook, "Heroes of Liberty from around the Globe."