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Slavery & Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Bibliography

Slavery & Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Bibliography

Timeline to abolition:

1836, “Gag Rule” prohibits discussion in Congress of abolition of slavery

1850 Slave trade abolished in Washington, D.C. 1,719 more words

Human Trafficking and Terrorism

While I was chasing a rabbit earlier on Boko Haram, I got lost in a deep hole having to do with illegal oil, small and large arms trafficking, and the trade of human beings.   89 more words


Correspondence relating to John Brown, 1858-1860

From the Boston Public Library, the Correspondence relating to John Brown, 1858-1860 contains letters about “the abolitionist John Brown (1800-1859), specifically the unsuccessful armed slave rebellion he led at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. 130 more words

Boston 2016

Symposium on sustainability, nonhuman animals and nature

On Thursday April 9, 2015 a 1-day symposium will be held at Maastricht University (The Netherlands), called Humans, Animals and Nature: A Sustainable Relationship? Organized by the Maastricht University Graduate School of Sustainability Science (MUST) and its Founding Director professor of “Sustainable Development” … 427 more words

Animal Ethics

Red Meat for My Atheist Friends

I thought I might attempt to delegate my brain work and see if anyone can help me out with a critique of a recent article by Ross Douthat that appeared in… 954 more words


"Ain't I a Woman?" (video)

This was too awesome not to share. Actress Nkechi reenacts Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech for a TEDx talk.

(I’m hoping that I’m not violating copyright. 21 more words


sandyfaithking reblogged this on multicolouredsmartypants and commented:

'Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826.' (wikipedia) I have read a lot about slavery and the history of slavery. William Wilberforce is a personal hero, someone whom I find inspiring as an abolitionist and as a Christian. I know less about Sojourner Truth, but you can hear what an incredible woman she was in her own words as spoken here by Nkechi. Thank you, Laura, for posting this.

Why I'm openly criticizing Francione and the franciobots (final post)

This is my last post on Francione. Perhaps I should have written this before the others.

Some people asked me why I’m criticizing Francione (and the franciobots) like this, and are telling me I’m making the same mistake he does: going against people who basically have the same purpose.   593 more words

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