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Dr. James Brewer Stewart
Founder, 2010-2015

James Brewer Stewart is the Founder of Historians Against Slavery and James Wallace Professor of History Emeritus, Macalester College. He has published a dozen books on the history of the American antislavery movement, has appeared in several of the American Experience’s historical documentaries, is co editor for Louisiana University Press of a book series on “Abolition, Antislavery and the Atlantic World” and has spoken widely on college and university campuses on “Abolishing Slavery in Lincoln’s Time and Ours”

How History Can Defeat Todays Slavery (Download PDF)

(An essay by James Brewer Stewart published under the auspices of the National Board of Historians Against Slavery.)


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