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In the aftermath of the Barbican’s Human Zoo Fiasco, we who opposed this atrocity are receiving a lot of backlash from ‘the liberals’. These are people, mostly white and privileged, who claim quite blindly that freedom of speech and the freedom of artistic impression are the most important things to preserve no matter what and in every situation. 565 more words

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History

You must know our history in order to know our place in the universe.

Black History

Class Activity Unit 1 Lesson 7-Did great civilizations flourish in West African before the 1500’s?

Background: West Africa is the region of western Africa that includes the countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. 489 more words

Class Activity

Little Known Black History Fact: The Delany Sisters

Sarah Louise “Sadie” Delany, and her sister Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany, became internationally known after the Guinness Book of World Records recognized the sisters as the world’s oldest authors. 490 more words

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Today In History: September 28

1783 – Slavery

Capt. Joseph Vesey placed an advertisement in the South Carolina Gazette as “J. Vesey & Co.” which offered more than “100 Prime slaves from Tortola for sale every fair day except Sunday.” 129 more words

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