Daily Archives: February 14, 2015

Black History | Breeding American Slaves

Slave breeding in the United States were those practices of slave ownership that aimed to influence the reproduction of slaves in order to increase the wealth of slaveholders. Slave breeding included coerced sexual relations between male and female slaves, promoting … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. Welcome to the West Wing Week, your guide to everything that’s happening at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, and beyond. This week, the President spent time with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, … Continue reading

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