Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag: slave owners

Plaques At Ole Miss Acknowledge Its Historic...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi is acknowledging its historical connections to slave labor, slave owners and officials who set policies that...

British Treasury’s ‘Fun Fact’ About Compensation to...

The British Treasury came under fire this month after a tweet revealing that British taxpayers in 2015 were still paying off debt borrowed by...

9 of the Biggest Slave Owners in...

Known as “King of the Rice Planters,” Joshua John Ward had 1,130 enslaved Blacks on the Brookgreen plantation in South Carolina. In 1850, Ward...

Should the Movement to Remove Confederate Leaders...

If the names of Confederate leaders should be removed from public schools around the nation, we should not stop at the Confederacy. There are...

Plantation Tour Guide Reveals Things White People...

White tourists visit a Southern slave plantation and ask the tour guide questions. What could possibly go wrong? The questions reveal a great deal about...

9 of the Biggest Slave Owners in...

Col. Joshua John Ward of Georgetown, South Carolina: 1,130  Known as "King of the Rice Planters," Ward had 1,130 enslaved Blacks on the Brookgreen plantation...