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It Was for Freedom

It Was for Freedom

People love  to make up rules  and traditions.     In some ways,  doing the same thing repeatedly  in the same way  seems comforting  and can make them feel  like they are a part  of a group.     652 more words


Her Too

Not so very long ago, the phrase “marital rape” was an oxymoron. Rape meant non-consensual sex, but since a husband was entitled to have sex with his wife whether she consented or not, rape could not happen in marriage. 435 more words


Character Assassination, Jail Time, Intimidation Until Death - Group Tactics To Silence & Persecute A Lone Voice

There is an invisible line some individuals unwittingly cross. From that day on their lives are forever changed. Professor of African History Dr Tony Martin was one such individual. 278 more words


A Louisiana Sheriff Unwittingly Exposed His State Still Practices Slavery By Another Name

Caddo Parish’s Sheriff Steve Prator has been under fire for the past two weeks after he rather bluntly made the case for slavery, all the while unwittingly exposing the fact that Louisiana – the state with an incarceration rate and population so huge that it’s “more than… 503 more words


BOOK: Miles on The Dawn of Detroit

Tiya Miles, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits. The New Press, 2017.

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