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The Oppressor

“The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.”

Romans 16:20 NIV

Tonight I am specifically asking others to join me in prayer that God will deliver those who are trapped in oppressive circumstances. 79 more words


180th Anniversary of "The Great Day"

At midnight on August 1, 1834 – one hundred and eighty years ago today – Great Britain formally ended slavery in its Caribbean colonial possessions.  It was the end result of seven decades of work on the part of British abolitionists to end the institution, and the acme of… 346 more words


Burdick: Story of Anastacia differentiates pigmentology and oppression in Brazilian women

Amanda Mainguy | Staff Photographer
John S. Burdick, chair of anthropology at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School, discusses the Brazilian saint Anastacia and the implications of slavery in Brazil’s cultural identity during the Interfaith Lecture Thursday in the Hall of Philosophy. 1,256 more words


Flash Fridays - August 1st

For this weeks Flash! Friday we had to incorporate the theme of Freedom into a story about the following prompt:

Berlijn Plantation, Commewijne, Suriname. Public domain photo by… 171 more words

Emancipation Day

It’s a national holiday here in Jamaica – yay :)

It’s Emancipation Day or August morning as it is traditionally called. A celebration of emancipation from slavery; well that’s what it should be anyway but most of us are just glad to have a day away from work. 171 more words


Prophets and Profiteers

An excerpt from the fictional tales of Nathaniel Acorn.
Circa 1775. Massachusetts.

My beloved brethren, I dare say before we seal this pact, that such an unholy union can not endure. 187 more words


A Battle for Survival


Sounds kind of odd, but Christians are under attack around the world.  It appears that the Crusades are ushering forth.  Genocide is not good, but the Muslims, practice it big time.  … 188 more words