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Black Heritage in Boston

That title might sound like an oxymoron, or maybe you’re expecting 3 loose facts, but it’s here!! New England is filled with our stories and contributions. 432 more words

Underground Railroad in Toronto

Hello community massive,

Make sure that you are on board the Underground Freedom Train Ride that will be leaving Union Station at 11:30pm on July 31st and on its way to Downsview Station to celebrate Emancipation Day on August 1st. 139 more words

Writing (all Kinds)

Yes, African Slaves Had Built the White House! So What? Toward a More Inclusive American Narrative and Democratic Experiment

Yes, African Slaves Had Built the White House! So What?

Toward a More Inclusive American Narrative and Democratic Experiment

In her recent speech at the Democratic National Convention delivered on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, the first lady, Michelle Obama, has said publicly that African slaves had built the White house in which  she, her husband, President Barack Hussein Obama, and their two daughters Sasha and Malia Obama (a black family), now live. 1,212 more words

Rose Recommends: July | March

Wait, July March? July? March? I’m confused…

This Rose Recommendation for the month of July is a book called March. March, as in when you walk in rhythm to a beat, or as in when you walk in a group for demonstration or protest. 368 more words

Recommendations

Here’s Why Refusing to ‘See Color’ Doesn’t Actually Mean You’re Not Racist

Whenever someone says “I don’t see color,” I think back to a time when I didn’t notice it either.

I was a little girl, excited to open Christmas gifts. 164 more words

Race And Culture

Across the Great Divide - Chapter Forty-Five

THE SEAMSTRESS WAS indeed called Nelly but she preferred the name Annie. Sitting next to Annie, then, was Nell’s pastime for the next week or more, and as Mr Sharp had said, it didn’t take long to master her skills.  1,151 more words

18th Century Crime Fiction