Thursday, April 9, 2020

Tag: slavery

8 of the Biggest Myths Propagated About...

Black People Were Better Off in America Many historians have argued that slavery somehow saved many Black people from the primitive “Dark Continent” of Africa....

Not the Great Emancipator: 10 Racist Quotes...

Lincoln's True Opinion of the Civil War The history books often declare that President Abraham Lincoln saw the Civil...

NYC To Erect Plaque at Wall Street...

Wall Street was founded on slavery, as the trans-Atlantic slave trade built the foundation for modern global capitalism—a slew of current corporate behemoths got their...

150 Years After End of the Civil...

It is precisely 150 years after the Civil War ended with Southern surrender, at least five generations of Americans removed from this monumental conflict...

7 Lies That American Children Are Taught...

Many African-Americans Fought for Confederacy A textbook distributed to Virginia fourth-graders in 2010 said that thousands of African-Americans fought for the South during the Civil...

10 Books That Had A #BlackLivesMatter Agenda...

'Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities' This essential book by Craig Wilder sheds critical new light on slavery’s link...

Outrage Over Political Cartoon Raises Questions About...

Controversy over a political cartoon at a school in Johns Creek, Georgia, is adding to a growing conversation about when children should be exposed...

UN Headquarters To Unveil Trans Atlantic Slave...

The permanent memorial to the victims of slavery and the transatlantic slave trade is to be erected in March on the grounds of the...

Reaction to Obama’s Remarks on Christianity’s Ugly...

Alarmist and surprised media reports on President Obama's remarks at yesterday's National Prayer Breakfast, where he made a quick reference to Christianity being used to...

Throughout US History, Fear of the Black...

History has shown America has always controlled and led its people by perpetuating ignorance and fear. Whether the World War II propaganda of the...

Louisiana Plantation Museum Focuses on Plight of...

The recently opened Whitney Plantation museum in Louisiana serves a unique purpose. It is not intended, like many others in the region, to romanticize...