Tagged With "Slavery Shaped America"

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Eyewitness Accounts of The Brutality and Sadism of American Slavery

sunnubian ·
shared "Warrior's of Black Consciousness" 's photo . NEVER FORGET!!! NEVER AGAIN!!! BRIEF ACCOUNTS OF THE BREAKING OF ENSLAVED AFRICAN MEN & WOMEN DURING SLAVERY IN NORTH & SOUTH CAROLINA A handsome mulatto wo ... man, about 18 or 20 years of age, whose independent spirit could not brook the degradation of slavery, was in the habit of running away: for this offence she had been repeatedly sent by her master and mistress to be whipped by the keeper of the Charleston work-house. This...
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Private Prison Corporations Are Modern Day Slave Traders

sunnubian ·
Published on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 by Black Agenda Report Private Prison Corporations Are Modern Day Slave Traders by Glen Ford The nation’s largest private prison company, the Corrections Corporation of America, is on a buying spree. With a war chest of $250 million, the corporation, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange , earlier this year sent letters to 48 states, offering to buy their prisons outright. To ensure their profitability, the corporation insists that it be...
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How Slavery Led To Modern Capitalism

sunnubian ·
How Slavery Led To Modern Capitalism February 7, 2014 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff America’s economy was built and sustained on the labor of Black men and women AFRICANGLOBE – When the New York City banker James Brown tallied his wealth in 1842, he had to look far below Wall Street to trace its origins. His investments in the American South exceeded $1.5 million, a quarter of which was directly bound up in the ownership of slave plantations. Brown was...
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American Prisons: Slavery By The Backdoor

sunnubian ·
Scout FinchFollowRSSDaily Kos staffProfileDiaries (list)StreamWED NOV 13, 2013 AT 12:09 PM PSTAmerican Prisons: Slavery By The BackdoorbyJen HaydenFollow  Email 20 Comments / 20 New Stephen Fry is an English comedian, actor,...
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"Django Unchained"

sunnubian ·
10 Things You Should Know About Slavery and Won’t Learn at ‘Django’ Christoph Waltz and Jamie Foxx in “Django Unchained.” Photo: The Weinstein Company by Imara Jones ShareThis | Print | Comment ( 108 ) Wednesday, January 9 2013, 10:02 AM EST Tags: Django , slavery 1K 13K Much hullabaloo has been made recently about slavery as entertainment in movies like “Django Unchained.” But lost in the discussion is slavery as history, and the simple fact that it was an economic system which seized the...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

Kocolicious ·
Sista Sunnubian wrote: Africans need to cut Arabs and their influence and their religions and their dirty money OUT, period. Africans need to take a collective stand against this kind of exploitation of so many Black people by scum like this. I agree but you know my sista it's hard.They think they are ENTITLED to do this[and apparently America agrees with them ]. It is similar in battered wife abuse cases when women KNOW they shouldn't return to their violent husbands but do anyway. Some say...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

sunnubian ·
It just still amazes me that almost NO One in the entire Black Race can see the most simple, millennium old TRUTH[FACT], that a House Divided Cannot Stand. What is keeping ONLY the Black Race from seeing, acknowledging, conceding to that very simple, uncomplicated Truth? It would stand to reason that if ANY people on earth knew this fact to be true, it should the Black people, the Black Race. Africa was easily "colonized", not once, but multiple times by foreign invaders, Alexander the...
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Re: "Django Unchained"

sunnubian ·
I saw this movie, and it really was a pretty good movie. Of course it did not capture the totality of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade within a two hour span of time, but it did touch on some truths about the horrors, sadism, brutality, heartbreak of slavery in America. The movie also, touched on the very subject that ALL American historians try to ignore, whitewash, and propagandize out of the history of slavery, and that is the sexual rape, brutalization, and trafficking of African women for...
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Re: "Django Unchained"

sunnubian ·
. . . but, then there is this : Richard Prince January 9, 2013 'Django Unchained' Action Figure Stokes Debate Among journalists, reactions to the toys were mostly a version of "Oh, no, they didn't!" Django Unchained action figures (blackyouthproject.com) Some Editors Failed to See No-Brainer Story The controversy over Quentin Tarantino 's "Django Unchained," in which slavery is the backdrop for a spaghetti Western, ratcheted up a notch over the weekend when freelance entertainment journalist...
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Re: "Django Unchained"

Norland ·
Slavery's not over. The same atrocities that happened during slavery happens in the Prison Industrial Complex. Rape, torture, executions, etc., etc. We complain about these "white" people day-after-day-after-day. Yet, here we are calling ourselves "Americans". Watch a couple hours of Tru-TV and ask yourselves, "Is this what I want to be?" Had slavery begun in Japan or China, would we be calling ourselves African-Japanese or African-Chinese? Please, the European is mental and we're mental.
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Re: "Django Unchained"

Kocolicious ·
Sista Norland wrote: Slavery's not over. The same atrocities that happened during slavery happens in the Prison Industrial Complex. Rape, torture, executions, etc., etc. We complain about these "white" people day-after-day-after-day. Yet, here we are calling ourselves "Americans". Watch a couple hours of Tru-TV and ask yourselves, "Is this what I want to be?" Had slavery begun in Japan or China, would we be calling ourselves African-Japanese or African-Chinese? Please, the European is mental...
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Re: The Irish - The "Forgotten" "White" Slaves

Cholly ·
Quote by Norland: "Oh God, Cholly!!! " I just don't care. White people and especially White academic scholars, have always wanted to try and assimilate the plight of today's White Americans and their European ancestors slave history to that of today's African Americans in order for Blacks to feel some type of compassionate "guilt" remorse about what matters to them historically when they don't as a collective American White race, don't even care nor have the will, courage and stones...
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Re: The Irish - The "Forgotten" "White" Slaves

DennisKalita ·
Originally Posted by Cholly: Quote by Norland: "Oh God, Cholly!!! " I just don't care. White people and especially White academic scholars, have always wanted to try and assimilate the plight of today's White Americans and their European ancestors slave history to that of today's African Americans in order for Blacks to feel some type of compassionate "guilt" remorse about what matters to them historically when they don't as a collective American White race, don't even care nor have the...
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Re: The Irish - The "Forgotten" "White" Slaves

anotha ·
Originally Posted by Cholly: Quote by Norland: "Oh God, Cholly!!! " I just don't care. White people and especially White academic scholars, have always wanted to try and assimilate the plight of today's White Americans and their European ancestors slave history to that of today's African Americans in order for Blacks to feel some type of compassionate "guilt" remorse about what matters to them historically when they don't as a collective American White race, don't even care nor have the...
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Re: [PART 1 : The 500 year terrorist attacks of Europe and America on the African people]

SeptimusServerus/kraaal ·
Sunnubian asks: DID AFRICANS SELL OTHER AFRICANS? Sunnubian concludes that “Most of the time, you hear about how africans allegedly sold their kinsmen into slavery and they make it sound like it was something natural to the african. Well, i am glad to say it is all nonsense.” Before I address the question of whether or not Africans sold other Africans into slavery allow me first respond to what is a lie and absolute nonsense. Sanford J. Ungar in his book Africa argues that; “in some...
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Re: On Independence Day, Also Remember Thomas Jefferson's Betrayal

Kocolicious ·
You're sooooooooooooooo right sista ER. Yep, this is a sign of mental illness....however, mental illness i.e. patriarchal/penetration/pederasty is ancient social control over women and children. But! Although America is NOT where it should be in terms of socially, economically and in equality status....it is the BEST thing going presently. America has a lotta faults, nicks, some things undeveloped...but it is by far one of the best countries in the world....despite all the work that must...
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Re: What Frederick Douglass, Lincoln's thorn and partner, said in Rochester on the fifth of July, 1852

sunnubian ·
Douglass did not mince words. He spoke of a government that mouthed the language of liberty yet committed "crimes which would disgrace a nation of savages"; of patriotism reduced to "swelling vanity"; of hypocrisy destroying the country's "moral power abroad." Although slavery is gone, Douglass's critique remains as relevant as in 1852. But so too does his optimism that the days of empire are over, and that in the modern world abuses cannot permanently be hidden from the light of day.
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Re: The face of African slavery in Qajar Iran – in pictures

Kocolicious ·
PROOF of what I've been saying. The eunuch wasn't just the blue jinni who looks like Shaq. That's just a misnomer to distract the fact that black slaves were an intricate part of the middle east-men and women. And to further say that Arabs at one time were as swarthy as their neigbors in Africa AND used the sex slaves from Europe to homogenized their appearance. Which was the sole purpose of the harems. The great black eunuchs of the Ottoman Empire called Kizlar Agha were instrumental in...
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Atlanta Metro-Area School District Defends Using Slavery Equations To Teach Math To Third Graders

sunnubian ·
Saturday, January 7, 2012 Kirsten West Savali: Atlanta Metro-Area School District Defends Using Slavery Equations To Teach Math To Third Graders Your Black News reports: Third grade math is not normally the course where students are taught about beating slaves and dehumanizing labor, but two teachers at Beaver Ridge Elementary School in Atlanta thought it was a perfectly normal integration. Chris Braxton told Fox 5 Atlanta that his son came home from school Friday afternoon with a racially...
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Prison Planet Analysis

sunnubian ·
Corporate Slavery By Mike Schelstrate For centuries, the ruling elite worldwide have struggled with determining the optimal method of obtaining necessary labor from the lower classes at the least cost in order to increase their power and profits. In the era of European royalty, the peasants provided the labor required to maintain the economy. The peasants regularly worked until they were exhausted, were not allowed to own property, and received wages barely sufficient to feed their families.
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[PART 1 : The 500 year terrorist attacks of Europe and America on the African people]

sunnubian ·
African History & Heritage <abbr class="timestamp livetimestamp" data-utime="1354493011" title="Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 7:03pm">22 hours ago</abbr> [PART 1 : The 500 year terrorist attacks of Europe and America on the African people] [THE EUROPEAN SLAVE INDUSTRY AND THE USE OF MIXED HERITAGE PEOPLE] [DID AFRICANS SELL OTHER AFRICANS ?] Today i intend to put and end to a lie that has been circulated amongst african people for decades and that keeps creating stigmas that...
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Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery

sunnubian ·
Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery March 25, 2013 | Filed under: Africa , Featured | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Slavery is part of Arab culture and should be confronted and defeated AFRICANGLOBE – In this 21st century of ours, there is still a country where African men, women and children are “constitutionally” inferior and can be led to the slaughter, like sheep without the slightest remorse or legal recourse. Shockingly, that country is in Africa . That country is also a Muslim...
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The Full Emancipation Proclamation

sunnubian ·
HISTORY -- December 28, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDTThe Full Emancipation ProclamationBY: LARISA EPATKO  Photo of Emancipation Proclamation, along with the ink well used by President Lincoln to draft the document. Courtesy of the...
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PAUL CUFFE THE RICHEST BLACK MAN IN THE U.S. DURING SLAVERY

sunnubian ·
Questioneverything ..Told you we were more than slaves!-OK17 Paul Cuffe (1759-1817) was the richest African American in the United States during the early 1800’s, but never stopped championing the cause of better conditions for his people. At the age of 19, he sued the Massachusetts courts for the right to vote stating that taxation without representation should be illegal. He built on his own farm, New Bedford’s only school for the children of “free Negroes” and personally sponsored their...
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What Frederick Douglass, Lincoln's thorn and partner, said in Rochester on the fifth of July, 1852

sunnubian ·
What Frederick Douglass, Lincoln's thorn and partner, said in Rochester on the fifth of July, 1852 By Meteor Blades 2015/07/04 · 12:00 Different versions of this post have appeared at Daily Kos since 2008. We do too much "heroification" in America, according to James W. Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong (one of his several books that ought to be on everybody's shelf). Like me, he thinks the word hero has been cheapened, ending up...
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Re: Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery

Norland ·
If these fellas pictured could speak the "queens" English, they'd fit right in with many of the so-called "blacks" living in America. I wish everyone in the world could have DNA tests, so that this racism crap could be extinguished completely. Bunches of folks ain't who they think they are.
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Re: Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Muhammad Cipher: This isn't a matter of "justification" any more that Post Tramutic Slave Disorder is "excuse making". The issue is the discussion of history and the historical record and not a revised history that with the agenda of making Islam "anti African". Beyond that, I'll ask the same question I've asked in other threads. How do you define an "Arab"? Who and what are "Arab"? The question isn't if African Islamic can be discussed. It is, and has been for some...
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Re: Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Muhammad Cipher: And this is why there's a huge problem with discussing this. Despite posting material that deals DIRECTLY with the subject in as much detail as you can hope to have, there persist the idea that "Black Muslims just dont wanna deal with it". To be blunt....its pure Bullshit. There's no excuse making for any part of wrong doing in the name of Islam any more than there is on the part of any other African culture. Bottom line is, if where going to discuss it,...
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Re: Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery

Muhammad Cipher ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: What is it that you think I have made up? There is nothing in my post that I 'made up', although one part of it is my opinion, and I stated that much. But the issue at hand is the fact that African/Black people are being singled out to be enslaved in Arab controlled countries, as they have been for centuries now, and there is nothing about that system of enslavement that shows or points to it not being a racially caste system any less than system of slavery...
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Re: Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery

Norland ·
We're all human beings. What we have with Africans is skin color/hair tightly coiled war. No one can stand Africans because of this trait. We're easy to be bullied and ganged upon because we can't blend in and lie about what we are. Other people terrorize Africans because of fear, believing they're less than human and because Africans do not fight back. We don't have the weaponry and we're humanity's people to take their frustrations and display so-called "better than them/prettier than...
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Re: Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery

Kocolicious ·
I'm glad you brought this up...even though it's a little off topic....but! If America allows same sex marriage...LOOK OUT yall. We will regress back into the Roman and Greeks days where the male-love was acceptable and female-male love was frown upon and only acknowledged for the sole purpose of procreation. Women will slowly disappear from the public view [maybe in three-four generations in the future]...and pederasty and pedophila will resurface...and America will be JUST like the third...
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Re: Mauritania: An Arab Love Affair With Slavery

sunnubian ·
Via Jeddah Mind Trick: Burnt Skin (A post on racism overseas) 0 Bougie Black Girl April 30, 2012 Colorism , Race BBG – Angelica is an African American woman from Detroit (the “D&rdquo but an Arizona exile who writes about her experiences of living in Saudi Arabia. Angelica describes herself as a Mama, Wife, Activist, Educator, and Artist. I will include a wonderful person. This was originally posted at JeddahMindTrick.com . Please enjoy her piece on racism in Saudi Arabia. Burnt Skin by...
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Re: Prison Planet Analysis

DennisKalita ·
There's no good guys to replace the bad guys. It's a human species wide problem: greed and heartlessness over cooperation and compassion. The world is on fire and blood is flowing due to the crazed materialism of the technological animal. Whatever the supposed political system, it adapts to the primary maxim: slaves everywhere shall serve. To be "spiritual" includes seeing our debased condition: ego, sin, greed. Some pretend that they are civilized and spiritual and project their inner...
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Re: Lisa Kristine: Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Kocolicious ·
As why I always say...we cannot CLOSE our eyes to other people's pain simply because we don't feel their pain or we think we have pain of our own to consider first. Bullshyte. We here in America with all our social issues to address? Are LUCKY....lemme repeat...ARE LUCKY to have the freedom many of us don't even appreciate. A lot of us have become sooooooooooo self-righteous and buy into massas slave books which ever one serve the mental purpose of self-worth. But we never look to side of...
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Re: Lisa Kristine: Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

Kocolicious ·
Below is something else we should ALL keep our eyes on. Prior to the US occupy in Iraq, women and children had no real protection against those would tortured and killed them simply because a woman's leg may be seen or if she is caught outside alone. And I'm not gonna readdress the issue with the dancing boys. Here is the newest thing that Iraq is attempting to do. Iraqi law would be a huge setback for girl's and women's rights In this Thursday, March 13, 2014 photo, women pass by a banner...
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Anti-Slavery Campaign

sunnubian ·
NEW CAMPAIGN: SIGN THE SLAVERY-FREE LONDON PLEDGEThe Slavery-Free London campaign aims to draw attention to the potential risk of an increase in modern slavery connected to the 2012 Games, and ensure more is done to put a stop it in the run up to,...
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American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

sunnubian ·
Saudi Princess Gets Away With Keeping Slaves – California Judge Drops All Charges Posted by PBSpot Admin 25 September 2013 13 Comments 54 Meshael Alayban, a Sa`udi Princess, was just set free. Her charges of human trafficking and slavery were dropped. You see, Meshael Alayban is married to the Sa`udi `Arabian prince Abdul’Rahman bin Nasser bin `Abdul`Aziz al Sa`ud. Let’s just call this guy ARBNBAAS, for short. Well, ARBNBAAS is the grandson of King `Abd’ullah of Sa`udi `Arabia. Marrying into...
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Military Strategist, Slavery Opponent Queen Nzinga Died On This Day In 1663

sunnubian ·
Military Strategist, Slavery Opponent Queen Nzinga Died On This Day In 1663 Dec 17, 2012 5 By D.L. Chandler Queen Nzinga a Mbande , also known as Ana de Sousa Nzinga Mbande , rose to power as the leader of the Mbundu, an ethnic group of what is known as modern-day Angola. Queen Nzinga lived during the period of the Atlantic slave trade and the rise of Portuguese traders in her region. She was known as a clever military strategist and strong opponent to the trading of slaves in her homeland...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

Kocolicious ·
Cuz why? It's all about the mighty dollar. And in this case? THE OIL. This isn't the first. Rememba in New York where the black maid said white man raped her? And they said SHE LIED as they said this woman LIED? And the man got off? SAME THANG!!!! So unless black folks start doing collective things to STOP this? It is gonna continue to happen. Cuz black folks don't STAND up against this unless they will be on television. And that's just truth. But!
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

nuggyt ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: Cuz why? It's all about the mighty dollar. And in this case? THE OIL. This isn't the first. Rememba in New York where the black maid said white man raped her? And they said SHE LIED as they said this woman LIED? And the man got off? SAME THANG!!!! So unless black folks start doing collective things to STOP this? It is gonna continue to happen. Cuz black folks don't STAND up against this unless they will be on television. And that's just truth. But! How do...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

Kocolicious ·
How do you know the maid didn't lie Koco?? Were you there? I DON'T answer questions from folks like YOU. Leave me ALONE!!! .
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

nuggyt ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: How do you know the maid didn't lie Koco?? Were you there? I DON'T answer questions from folks like YOU. Leave me ALONE!!! . Folks like me?? You mean with some sense?? You mean somebody who doesn't go for every okey doke?? Is that what you mean??
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Kocolicious: Cuz why? It's all about the mighty dollar. And in this case? THE OIL. This isn't the first. Rememba in New York where the black maid said white man raped her? And they said SHE LIED as they said this woman LIED? And the man got off? SAME THANG!!!! So unless black folks start doing collective things to STOP this? It is gonna continue to happen. Cuz black folks don't STAND up against this unless they will be on television. And that's just truth. But! Oh, how I...
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Re: American Justice For Sale. [The bank accout of the Judge in this case needs to be audited by the I.R.S.] Where is the "Justice Department"?

Kocolicious ·
It's all because the invaders changed the relationship between the African man and the African woman. Prior to this intrusion, Africa for the most part was a matriarchal philosophical non tribal social system which included the worship of a goddess and an equal gender role dynamic concept. Once that relationship was destroyed....[called the sodomization of African culture]. where the African man willful or not continued the mistreatment of his women and children, Africa has remained at least...
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Re: Military Strategist, Slavery Opponent Queen Nzinga Died On This Day In 1663

Kocolicious ·
Isn't that something? Portguese had hold on Angola until 1975!!! There are so many stories regarding her sitting on the backs on her servants. But the real story was that the whites was appauled that SHE thought so much of herself and didn't wanna sit on the floor because she was ROYALTY. You see massa NEVER wanted to give us respect even when we DESERVED it....I mean we deserve it anyway...but! Royalty? The way European slobber over the Royal families and these neanderthals couldn't...
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Re: How Slavery Led To Modern Capitalism

Muhammad Cipher ·
Clearly there are people in academia who have read SRBJ vol 2 and possibly read or even reread vol 1. Its strangely interesting to see more and more work done in the academy that treats subjects in both vols as uncredited inspirations for inquiry. Perhaps people should again reconsider why the works of Karl Marx is considered (albeit less so today) off limits to read or discuss openly.
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Re: How Slavery Led To Modern Capitalism

EarthAndSky ·
This video is interesting. It focuses on the ship, Tryal, carrying very courageous and admirable African slaves. The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New Worl d
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Re: How Slavery Led To Modern Capitalism

Muhammad Cipher ·
Was going to post this the other day. I don't think people understand how much work study and interest there is in the effect of the slave trade.
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Re: American Prisons: Slavery By The Backdoor

Norland ·
Slavery has been transformed into the Prison Industrial Complex, because in reality, slavery has NEVER BEEN ABOLISHED!!!!!!
 
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