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Through FEAR. Fear has a lot to answer for, and although it can be a healthy thing in terms of preventing the body from dying through foolhardiness, and also it says that “The fear of God is the beginning of wisdom”; it is fear because of uncertainty about life and death, that holds us paralysed and in a vicelike grip. 47 more words
LONDON — The landmark sandstone building of the University of Glasgow stands on land that once belonged to a family of West Indian tobacco merchants who used slave labor on their plantations. 393 more words
During this very month of August, back in 1619, two slave ships transported more than 30 African women and men from the area now known as Angola. 311 more words
The sun beams brightly on our little boat.
The Mauritian sea water appears crystal clear, to our rear- the mighty Le Morne stands- magnificent! Its omnipresence, towering over the foliage, towering over Mauritian people, towering over exploited, indoctrinated beings, our lives and everything that drives- our motivations that keep us from ending it all. 234 more words
On August 20th, 1619, “twenty and odd” men and women of the kingdoms of Kongo and Ndongo, kidnapped by Portuguese traders in Angola, loaded onto a slave ship headed for New Spain and later stolen on the high seas by English Privateers, pirates operating by permission and under license of the British Monarchy, landed in Jamestown, Virginia aboard the ship the… 1,506 more words