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Sweet Auburn Avenue Atlanta, Georgia USA A History from 1880-1960

sunnubian ·
Sweet Auburn Avenue Atlanta, Georgia USA A History from 1880-1960 1940- Peachtree and Auburn Avenue Sweet Auburn Avenue Atlanta, Georgia USA A History from 1880-1960 Prolog More financial institutions, professionals, educators, entertainers and politicians were on this one mile of street than any other African American street in the South. The street was "paved in gold" observed John Wesley Dobbs. Today the buildings on Auburn Avenue honor the determination and tenacity of Black Americans...
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Re: No Time For Bronchitis

Yemaya ·
Please tell me this was a parody or some sort of joke.
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Re: No Time For Bronchitis

sunnubian ·
Yemaya, when I say it, I was thinking the same thing. My daughter showed it to me, and I remember saying, "damn, she sounds like a slave" (or the slave characters you've seen in movies speaking in so-called "Black dialect"). And the way she pronounce the word 'fire'. I don't usually like to make fun of people, but this was just too funny to resist.
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No Time For Bronchitis

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Slavery: Bitter-Sweet Story of a Mother and Her Children

sunnubian ·
"Warrior's of Black Consciousness" Never Again!!!! ‪#‎ Slavery‬ The Mother of these children was sold at auction by their Plantation owner in Virginia. Their Mother was beaten, branded, and sold to the highest bidder. Her alledged crime was for being courteous & friendly to Union soldiers. While she was being bound and carted off, she begged and prayed that the yankees would take care of her children. Her children were purchased by a Union General and sent to a Abolishonist Orphanage in...
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