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Julian Castro on Reparations: ‘Why Wouldn’t You Compensate People Who Actually Were Property?’

Julian Castro clocked the shyt outta Bernie Sanders. Bernie just got uncovered for his bigoted racism about reparations. Notice when folks bring up reparations for black people, Bernie says that would be divisive,  what about poor white people? Poor white … Continue reading

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5 horrifying ways enslaved African men were sexually exploited and abused by their white masters

Time and time again, the horrifying experiences of enslaved Africans working on plantations in the Americas and other parts of the world are told over and over. During the slave trade, which lasted for well over 400 years, Africans were … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | International Slavery Museum Liverpool

“The transatlantic slave trade was the greatest forced migration in history. And yet the story of the mass enslavement of Africans by Europeans is one of resilience and survival against all the odds, and is a testament to the unquenchable … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Nat Turner’s Rebellion

Nat Turner was born on October 2, 1800, in Southampton County, Virginia, the week before Gabriel was hanged. While still a young child, Nat was overheard describing events that had happened before he was born. This, along with his keen … Continue reading

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United Nations Panel | U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism’

The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva. This conclusion was part of a study by the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on … Continue reading

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Texan mom wins fight against textbook that ‘erased’ slavery

A Texas mom shocked that her son’s textbook merely called African slaves “workers” is thrilled that publisher McGraw-Hill  has promised revisions. But changing a single caption is hardly enough to combat what some educational experts call a wave of ideologically-fueled … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Sharecroppers’ History

Top of the week to you all. This week 3 Chics will feature the history of SHARECROPPERS. Hat tip: SruggleforProgress Lest We Forget: The Lost Stories of Southern Sharecroppers (Full Documentary) ICYMI

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