Daily Archives: February 3, 2014

The Destruction of the Black Family -Part 6

Hat tip R-Evolution For many enslaved African Americans, one of the cruelest hardships they endured was sexual abuse by the slave- holders, overseers, and other white men and women whose power to dominate them was complete. Enslaved women were forced … Continue reading

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Black History | Clara Brown

Clara Brown (c. 1800–1885) was a former slave from Virginia who became a community leader, philanthropist and aided settlement of former slaves during the time of Colorado‘s Gold Rush. Brown was born in Virginia in 1800. She married another slave … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | 3Chics Dance Series

The Monkey is a novelty dance, most popular in 1963. The dance was popularized by two R&B records: Major Lance‘s “The Monkey Time“, and The Miracles‘ “Mickey’s Monkey” both Top 10 Pop hits released during the summer of 1963. The … Continue reading

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