Rachel Gallaher is an undergraduate at the University of Washington majoring in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing. She also is a part of the English Honors Program. After graduating Rachel plans to earn her Master’s degree in Creative Writing and then join the Teach for America Program and eventually becomes a kindergarten teacher. Rachel loves history, literature and writing and hopes to publish a novel someday.
Image Ownership: Public Domain James Varick was the founder and first bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Varick was born to a slave mother near Newburgh, New York. His father was Richard Varick, a free black man who was originally from Hackensack, New … Read MoreJames Varick (1750-1827)