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Slavery and Violence in the Old South:

Slavery and Violence in the Old South: An Interview with Jeff Forret By Keri Leigh Merritt October 6, 2016 2 This month I interviewed Dr. Jeff Forret, Professor and Distinguished Faculty Research Fellow at Lamar University. He is the author…

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VIGILANTE VIOLENCE PART 4

Private, Public, and Vigilante Violence, Part 4 By Keri Leigh Merritt February 12, 2017 1 Convicts in North Carolina. (Courtesy of Millions for Reparations) This essay is Part Four of a four part series concerning the triumvirate of violence in…

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THREE TYPES OF PEOPLE

Be careful who you let into your life Average Rating 0 out of 5 stars. 0 votes.You must log in to submit a review.

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VIGILANTE VIOLENCE Part 3

The Great Hanging, at Gainesville, Texas, of 41 suspected Unionists during the Civil War in October, 1862. This essay is Part Three of a four part series concerning the triumvirate of violence in slave societies. The first part examined private…

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VIGILANTE VIOLENCE Part 2

Branding Slaves, 19th century. Source: William O. Blake, The History of Slavery and the Slave Trade (Columbus, 1857), p. 97. This essay is Part Two of a four-part series concerning the triumvirate of violence in slave societies. The first part…

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VIGILANTE VIOLENCE Part 1

“Cruelties of slavery.” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1835-05. This essay is the first post in a four-part series concerning the triumvirate of violence in slave societies. The first part will examine private violence, the second part looks at…

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MALCOLM X IN THE COURTROOM

Malcolm X in the Courtroom By Garrett Felber February 25, 2017 0 This post is part of our online forum, “Remembering Malcolm,” edited by Garrett Felber. Malcolm X. (Source: AP Photo/Eddie Adams) In one of the most famous passages in Malcolm X’s Autobiography,…

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ABOLITIONIST

abolitionist Many within the African-American community continue to talk about a phenomenon called “the slave mentality.” It’s a very controversial topic that’s discussed during African-American forums, in  African-American media outlets and at just about any gathering where the attendees are…

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HER MAJESTY AT WORK

Photo: Queen Elizabeth II Conferring Mazi Francis Akanu-Ibiam a Knight of the British Empire in January 1956. Enugu. Average Rating 0 out of 5 stars. 0 votes.You must log in to submit a review.

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TRAFFIC LIGHTS INVENTED

In 1923 Garrett Morgan was awarded a Patent He crafted a 3 position traffic signal & added a 3rd position besides Stop and Go Average Rating 0 out of 5 stars. 0 votes.You must log in to submit a review.

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