Daily Archives: February 17, 2015

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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Video | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ISIS Represents Islam Like KKK Represents Christianity

Notice the omission in the second video clip? Asked by Mika Brzezinski to explain what he believes is behind the actions of a group like ISIS, he said, “It’s a play for money and power, and these people try to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | LTD & Jeffrey Osborne Week

More LTD & Jeffrey Osborne, Enjoy! LTD – Holding On (When Love Is Gone) The ever CLASSIC Love Ballard

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