The Prison

In 1838, a brand new prison was built. It was called “The Tombs.” Ironically, the contractor who built the prison was later found guilty of forgery and sentenced to several years in prison. Which prison? The very prison he had built. As the contractor was escorted into a cell of his own making, he said,…

The Beautiful Side of Slavery

Slavery. It’s not a pretty word. It’s not a feel-good word. In today’s culture, it is not a politically correct word. When we hear it, we think about oppression, inhumane treatment, and despicable actions. We think about some of the darkest times and most terrible people. Slavery has negative connotations for good reason. There is…