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Books and Resources

This section will be updated with additional titles - we are always looking for additional resources about Sam Sharpe.

BurningForFreedom Burning for Freedom: A Theology of the Black Atlantic Struggle for Liberation
by Delroy Reid-Salmon

Click here to download a flyer for Burning for Freedom
TextAndStory Text and Story: Prophets for their time and ours
by Gale Richards
Published in 2019, this is a series of study notes to encourage adults and young people to reflect on the stories of five Baptist pioneers, on the scriptural texts that shaped them and their own stories today in order to find their place in society and develop their potential for leadership.
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Internet resources
BlackHistoryMonth Information from the official guide to Black History Month.
JIS Articles on Jamaican heroes (including Sam Sharpe)
from the Research Department at The Jamaica Information Service.
RecoveredHistories An article on Slavery and Religion from Recovered Histories (a digitised collection of 18th and 19th century literature on the Transatlantic Slave Trade, includes narratives from the enslaved, enslavers, slave ship surgeons, abolitionists, parliamentarians, clergy, planters and rebels.)
PoetsOfCaribbean Poetry from ‘Poets of the Caribbean’, ‘Sam Sharpe in Prison'
by Philip Sherlock

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