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Harriet Tubman.

Harriet Tubman: (Buck town Maryland New York 10 March 1913) one of the leaders of the Underground Railroad.

Tubman was also a Christian who carried a bible in one hand and a shotgun in the other. 395 more words

Black Nationalism

Turbulent Londoners: Elisabeth Jesser Reid, 1789-1866

Turbulent Londoners is a series of posts about radical individuals in London’s history who contributed to the city’s contentious past, with a particular focus of women, whose contribution to history is often overlooked. 934 more words


The Power of Discomfort

By Frances McCormack

My partner and I sat opposite two acquaintances and Facebook friends, enjoying pleasant company and discussing travel, cats, and work. 951 more words


What is the Worth of Women in the Politics of Men?

This past weekend we celebrated Easter in my household.  When things wound down and the grandkids went home, I got online and was instantly caught up in the current election buzz—not just looking for and evaluating different rumors and stories for their veracity in news sources, but also reading posted arguments about these stories, and contributing my own.    1,196 more words

Sunday Book-Thought 38

I now understood what had been to me a most perplexing difficulty – to wit, the white man’s power to enslave the black man. It was a grand achievement, and I prized it highly. 159 more words


Why Prisons Don't Work

The easiest way to start this off is to layout what the Criminal Justice System supposedly does for our society: incapacitates offenders, deters crime, and rehabilitates those who enter the system. 1,449 more words