Monthly Archives: January 2013

Sesquicentennial Comparisons—Black Slavery in America and Ottoman Turkey

Head Eunuch at Topkapi Palace   ** January 1, 2013 marks the sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) of President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, which set the United States firmly on the path toward the abolition of slavery. Frederick Douglass, in his autobiography, … Continue reading