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“There will never be a n*** SAE. You can hang him from a tree, but he'll never sign with me. There will never be a n*** SAE…”
by LizWarrenWriter
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 09:37 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Wow: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/18/mark-kirk-slavery_n_6897876....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 02:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
America is a country that has struggled with racism from the beginning of slavery. Since that time, generations of whites and nonwhites have participated in the real life script of racism. In this ...
by melshim
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 06:53 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
SELMA . A few days ago, an estimated 40,000 people descended on Selma, Alabama, for the 50th anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (and recently ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
While watching The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross ...
by vlboyd53
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I will keep this brief. Today I came across an AP story about slave labor in the Thai fishing fleet. I urge you to read the entire article: OVERFISHING DRIVING SLAVERY ON THAILAND'S SEAFOOD BOATS ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 04:27 PM PST with 59 Recommends
The fires of liberty and noble aspirations are not yet extinguished. I greet you tonight as lovers of liberty and as despisers of despotism. -Eugene Debs ```````````````````````````````````````````
by JayRaye
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2015 at 11:00 AM PST with 18 Recommends
I finally got around to watching this yesterday and it was immensely powerful for me in understanding the human history surrounding slavery, racism, women, cruelty, survival, etc.. I would highly ...
by jbalazs
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 07:38 AM PST with 15 Recommends
Obama trolls the religious right at the National Prayer Breakfast. We ask for trouble when we turn to politicians to uphold our faith. Take the National Prayer Breakfast (please), a political ...
by Richard J Rosendall
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 10:50 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Originally posted at Fair and Unbalanced The reaction to President Obama's observation that we shouldn't condemn an entire religion, in this case Islam, because of the barbaric acts done in its ...
by Lovechilde
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 03:49 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Slave tag used to identify enslaved workers in Charleston South Carolina. Most of us are familiar with photos of shackles and chains that symbolize the enslavement of Africans during ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 170 comments on Sun Feb 22, 2015 at 06:00 AM PST with 195 Recommends
Robert Carter III of Nomini Hall, Virginia Every time I have to hear yet another paean to the Founding Fathers, or see George Washington and Thomas Jefferson as graven images on Mount Rushmore, I ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 783 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 06:00 AM PST with 365 Recommends
During his address at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, President Obama pointed to the history of the Crusades and American slavery as obvious examples of those who "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 05:20 PM PST with 46 Recommends
[The original title of this diary was "Obama must be lurking on DailyKos", I've changed it since it was distracting from the message.] The Washington Post reports he said the following at the ...
by subir
Comment Count 505 comments on Thu Feb 05, 2015 at 09:28 PM PST with 416 Recommends
Most people reading this are probably familiar with Harrison, Ark., being home of the infamous " Anti-Racist is a Code Word for Anti-White " sign, which was taken down in November of 2014, only to ...
by jroberthall
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 04:03 AM PST with 5 Recommends
We are a Nation of Gangsters. Some gangsters wind up in prison. Most of the really dangerous, really powerful gangsters never seem to wind up in prison. Lots of criminals do, though crime and the ...
by Stephen Love
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 05:38 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Last weekend I watched the documentary Runaway Slave , by Rev. C.L. Bryant on Hulu . I admit, I didn't read the synopsis before watching it; I thought that it was simply a documentary that ...
by MsShona
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 08:30 AM PST with 4 Recommends
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA)
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 08:56 AM PST with 39 Recommends
I take my title from Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms. In this speech he described the four: Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Want and Freedom from Fear. I believe these are as ...
by metonomy
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 10:33 AM PST with 5 Recommends
150 years ago, on April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, Virginia. This date is typically cited as the end of the Civil War, ...
by psychbob
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 06:32 AM PDT with 11 Recommends