Slavery Slayer: The Story of William Wilberforce (d. 1883)

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The man who perhaps more than any other stirred the conscience of the world to see the horror and evil of slavery was William Wilberforce, who died on this day in 1883. His efforts helped bring liberty to untold millions and his persistence and conviction influenced major change in the thinking and the history of the world. Eric Metaxas is the New York Times best-selling author of Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. He's here to tell the story!