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First things first. I want to thank everyone for the overwhelming positive response to my post What Do Conservatives Want When They Say "I Want My Country Back?" To say I was surprised by the ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 130 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 07:34 AM PDT with 306 Recommends
A Southern Chain Gang, Library of Congress I hate lies. History books are still full of them. Lies about the founding of this country. Lies about the treatment of Native Americans. Lies about the ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 226 comments on Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 04:00 PM PST with 290 Recommends
Finally, more physical proof against the racist notion that Africans are culturally not all that science/math oriented, the old "dark Africa", "song-&-dance" routine. Thousands of books and ...
by thinkbridge
Comment Count 361 comments on Tue Oct 30, 2007 at 02:29 PM PDT with 263 Recommends
Each February we reflect upon black history and honor prominent black leaders who have made a positive contribution to American history. However, some prominent black leaders are consistently ...
by melshim
Comment Count 149 comments on Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 03:30 AM PST with 254 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
Murdered in Orangeburg, February 8, 1968: Delano Herman Middleton, 17, Samuel Ephesians Hammond Jr., 18, Henry Ezekial Smith, 19 Most ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 150 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 06:00 AM PST with 185 Recommends
Dr. John Hope Franklin at the at Duke University John Hope Franklin Center for Interdisciplinary and International Studies (photo: Duke ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 163 comments on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 165 Recommends
Ann Coulter: "The Worst Thing That Was Done To Black People Since Slavery Was The Great Society Program" Worse than Jim Crow. Worse than being lynched. There is a reason why the ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 134 comments on Wed Oct 10, 2012 at 09:44 AM PDT with 154 Recommends
The lone black passenger of the Titanic and his family adds another interesting facet to the story of the historic, ill fated cruise.
by aaaaaa5a
Comment Count 137 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 09:14 PM PDT with 154 Recommends
"Carter G. Woodson. Teacher, Historian, Publisher"
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 215 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 06:00 AM PST with 151 Recommends
Civil rights march on Washington for jobs and justice, 1963 Do you want to fight racism, bigotry and injustice? Would you like to see our country continue to make progress and move forward in the ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 258 comments on Sun Apr 06, 2014 at 06:01 AM PDT with 148 Recommends
Jitterbugs (V) by William H. Johnson Black Americans have made enormous contributions to what is known worldwide as "American culture"—in the arts, music, literature, sciences, cuisine, and style.
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 173 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 145 Recommends
Commentary , Deoliver47, Black Kos Editor Guided by the Voices of the Ancestors.
by Black Kos
Comment Count 484 comments on Tue Nov 03, 2009 at 12:22 PM PST with 139 Recommends
Commentary , Deoliver47, Black Kos Editor We Need to End the Re-Segregation of Our Schools. My grandmother went to a segregated school in Virginia, similar to the ...
by Black Kos
Comment Count 430 comments on Tue Oct 27, 2009 at 12:00 PM PDT with 93 Recommends
In seventeenth century Virginia, labor was most frequently provided by either slaves or indentured servants. Indentured servants were generally English—that is, people who were subject to English ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 09:14 AM PST with 86 Recommends
I go to school on a plantation. I wish this was a metaphor or some creative ...
by AyDeeTheGreat
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Aug 20, 2014 at 08:33 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
Harriet Tubman is perhaps the most well-known of all the Underground Railroad's "conductors." During a ten-year span she made 19 trips into the South and escorted over 300 slaves to freedom. And, ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 924 comments on Fri Apr 18, 2014 at 07:23 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
(posted originally at myleftwing.com ) Black History Month was created to fix a blind spot in our appreciation of history. Other ...
by foxfire burns
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Feb 06, 2007 at 01:32 PM PST with 60 Recommends
I was all set to write a diary on unemployment and how valuable it is, owing to I was unemployed for three months this year thanks to government inaction, and then I went hunting for word histories ...
by iampunha
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Jan 14, 2014 at 05:18 PM PST with 59 Recommends
When I was a young child, my mother had an office in the Antro department at UCLA. Her office was in Bunche Hall, a building I always knew as "the waffle" because of its appearance at a distance. ...
by mole333
Comment Count 37 comments on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 07:32 PM PDT with 57 Recommends