Category Archives: Jim Crow laws

Andrea Shea King: Hang the CBC in front of the U.S. Capitol Building who boycott Netanyahu Speech

Tea Party radio host Andrea Shea King argued recently that Democratic lawmakers — and specifically members of the Congressional Black Caucus — should be put to death by hanging if they boycotted Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Tuesday speech to … Continue reading

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Ohio police shoot unarmed black mother and infant

Some stories make national headlines, but many do not. One of those that was swept under the rug and ignored by almost all of the national mainstream media, was the shooting of 26-year-old Tarika Wilson and her 14-month-old infant child. … Continue reading

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BlackHistory: #AmeriKKKa Selling humans for profit

America has committed crimes beyond description against black people, caused destruction of families and untold sufferings.

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Black History | Celebrating 50 years | #Selma March 1965

Hat tip Smithsonian.com

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Black History | FBI investigates claim suspects in 1946 Georgia mass lynching may be alive

US authorities are investigating whether some of those responsible for one of the American south’s most notorious mass lynchings are still alive, in an attempt to finally bring prosecutions over the brutal unsolved killings. FBI agents have questioned a man … Continue reading

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Black History |The Slave Trade | Conditions on Slave Ships

Conditions on Slave Ships How the slaves were “packed” There are two ways for the captains to load their boats with slaves. One system is called loose packing to deliver slaves. Under that system, captains transported fewer slaves than their … Continue reading

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Black History | Slave Auction Block

As in any mercantile system, slave agents recorded, insured, advertised, displayed, and finally, sold their “wares” to the highest bidders. To prepare for sales, dealers fed, cleaned, and oiled down slaves to hide disease and to improve appearance. Sales took … Continue reading

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