Daily Archives: February 13, 2015

Black History | Wet Nursing

The back story, is slavery. Understand that the system of slavery functioned by removing all agency from black bodies. The removal of identity, autonomy, culture and humanity was a necessary facet of slavery. To white slave masters, the only way … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread-Gladys Knight Week

I hope you have enjoyed this week with Gladys Knight.  

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