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BlackLives Matter, Civil Rights, Libya, Racism, Slave, White Supremacy -

 Sign The Petition! (US)           Sign The Petition (UK)   The African Union on Friday called for Libyan authorities to investigate "slave markets" of black Africans operating in the conflict-torn nation, following the release of shocking images showing the sale of young men by foreign settlers and imperialist. The demand followed the release of CNN footage of a live auction in Libya where black youths were presented to north African buyers as potential farmhands and sold off for as little as $400. FILE - Guinea President Alpha Conde is pictured in Sandervalia, Conakry, Oct. 8, 2015. Guinean President Alpha Conde, who...

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African American, Black History, Slave, White Supremacy -

Amazing what was found on old recording devices from the late 1800's. Records were found of multiple interviews of actual Black American slaves of the time. What you will hear is both disturbing and shocking. How does it make you feel?         These recordings are part of the WPA slave narratives, interviews which were conducted in the 1930s and 1940s.

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News, Racism, Slave, Student, Teacher -

A North Carolina teacher has been fired after comparing a 13-year-old student to a slave. Ayona Wilson said that her son, Dayon Warren, was so mortified when the video hit Snapchat that he has not wanted to return to school since. The incident apparently took place in the “Cougar Den,” where students finish homework, and began […]

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Chattanooga Confederate Cemetery groundskeepers in Tennessee unexpectedly discovered the grave site of prominent African-American soldier […]

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Caribbean, commemoration, dignity, human, message, News, slave, trade, transatlantic, UN, World -

NEW YORK — The United Nations took one more step on Friday toward constructing a […]

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Caribbean, European nations, News, Reparations, slave, World -

GEORGETOWN, Guyana  — A Caribbean trade bloc has requested a meeting with European nations that […]

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Editor's Picks, History, List, Narratives, Race, read, slave -

  The Interesting Narrative of The Life of Olaudah Equiano, Olaudah Equiano (1789) Equiano’s narrative […]

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Black Movies, Danielle Belton, Django Unchained, Entertainment, Living, Opinion, Slave, Slave Narratives, Slavery -

OPINION - It might seem strange that 'Django Unchained' will be the first slave revenge film in history, unless we unpack what "revenge" in America is really about...

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Historian, History, Inspiration, Jordan, Jordan Anderson, Letter, Master, Ohio, Plantation, Slave, Slavery, South, Tennessee, Union -

NEW YORK (AP) - The photograph, scratched and undated, is captioned 'Brother Jordan Anderson'...

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Allen West, Barack Obama, Denial, Facebook, Politics, Slave, Slavery -

Allen West accused the media of distorting his words when asked about his controversial comments about Social Security from this past weekend...

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Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, Anthony Mackie, Curtis Harris II, Entertainment, Film, Film Festival, History, Movie, President, Slave, Vampire, Will Johnson -

VIDEO Anthony Mackie will play the role of Abraham Lincoln's sidekick in the new film ​Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter ​opening in theaters June 22nd​. ..

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