Interview with Dr R David Muir

Dr R David Muir has spent most of his life working in education. Last year he became the first Black man to be appointed Head of Whitelands College. Founded in 1841, it is one of the oldest higher educational colleges in the UK.

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Heroes of the Faith: George Washington Carver

To understand George Washington Carver, the great African-American agriculturalist and educator, you have to know something of the world in which he lived. Even though slavery was legally abolished across the United States in 1865, it cast a long-lasting and bitter shadow. African-Americans now lived in freedom, but poverty and discrimination continued.

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Heroes of the Faith: Lilias Trotter

The remarkable story of Lilias Trotter, artist and missionary, deserves to be much better known. Born into a privileged family in London in 1853, Lilias became a believer in Christ in her teens and was soon involved in Christian movements that encouraged her to seek a deeper spiritual life.

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