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The Rights of All

Black American activist Samuel Cornish began publishing The Rights of All after leaving his position as editor of Freedom’s Journal. The newspaper did not last long, but it would be resurrected about six years later as… 39 more words


Beginnings and Travels

The adjective indelible may refer to etchings, markings, and engravings that cannot be removed. Indelible imprints are permanent. Impressions may similarly be considered indelible if they are vivid enough—if the brain may easily conjure them. 1,191 more words


Henry Thoreau’s felonies (Walden 105)

Though he says little about it, Thoreau mentions in passing, “One real runaway slave, among the rest, whom I helped to forward toward the north star.” Whether or not his cabin at Walden Pond sheltered runaway slaves has been disputed for years. 676 more words


The Heroic Master and the Fortunate Slave

Apparently, The Economist magazine published a review of Edward Baptist’s The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism that was too hot for them to handle. 1,207 more words


Animals Rights is the Greatest Social Justice Issue Since the Abolition of Slavery

Source Free From Harm
By Free From Harm Staff Writers

Philip Wollen shakes the rafters of the auditorium with this 10-minute speech to the St James Ethics Centre and the Wheeler Centre… 549 more words

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The Week in Early American History

We begin this Week in Early American History with James Oakes’ powerful and timely reflection on white abolitionism. “The Real Problem with White Abolitionists… 495 more words

The Week In Early American History

Animal “personhood” rights?

This short documentary follows the lawyer Steven Wise’s effort to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.

Video Credit By Chris Hegedus and D.A. 704 more words

Animal Rights Activists