Architects of Hope: Dr. Derek S. Hicks
"The objective of the appeal was in part to instill pride and invigorate aggressive sociopolitical and religiously motivated contestation among its enslaved readers. It vehemently attacked the institution of slavery, revealing the moral problem that existed with America being at once a slaveholding nation while simultaneously professing Christian values and sensitivities."
The Wake Divinity #ArchitectsofHope video series features Wake Div professors sharing influential works pivotal to the fields of theology, biblical studies, history, and ethics. Professor Derek S. Hicks offers insight into the significance of David Walker's Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World.