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  • '!2 Years a Slave - A Must See
    ‘12 Years a Slave’ Is A Must See
    I must admit that I was hesitant to see “12 Years a Slave.” I was tired of the black people as servants theme in films as of late - “The Help,” “The Butler,” “Django Unchained,” and now “12...
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    '12 Years A Slave,' many years a hit....
    Even though American slavery ended in the 1860s, it has captured the attention of movie makers in recent years. Last year, two of the more popular films at the Academy Awards were “Lincoln” and “Django Unchained.” This year...
  • Why slavery should still exist
    Why slavery should still exist
    The Bible records the words "servant," "service," or "serve" in various forms over 1,100 times. Most of these have the same meaning as "slave." This is because people are either servants of God or servants...
  • Chris Brown talks about Jay Z stabbing a guy
    Chris Brown compares himself to a slave and whines about Jay Z stabbing someone
    Chris Brown doesn't think that it's fair that he's been made out to be such a bad guy. According to a Sept. 21 report by the Daily News, the singer complained that he gets judged more harshly than Jay Z, who once stabbed a guy. He also...
  • Solomon Northup movie
    '12 Years A Slave' true story based on Solomon Northup
    "12 Years A Slave" is an upcoming 2013 biographical movie, which touts itself as "based on the true story of Solomon Northup." The historical drama takes it's inspiration from Northup's novel by the same name and the...
  • Tjis is America
    In this Town.. "Doll House"?
    Ok so in the midst of launching the next event for IWD in Columbus, Oh It has come to my attention that there is a store that propagates a piece of history in the most amazing unjustified way… American Doll- http://store.americangirl.com...
  • Monsanto enslaves farmhands in Argentina
    Monsanto enslaves farmhands in Argentina
    Argentina's tax division raided a U.S. contractor and found what it is calling "slave like conditions" among the workers in its cornfields.Rural Power SA, a Monsanto subcontractor, hired its entire workforce of farmhands illegally,...
  • Slavery should still exist
    Slavery should still exist but not in the way you might think
    The Bible records the words "servant," "service," or "serve" in various forms over 1,100 times. Most of these have the same meaning as "slave."This is because people are either servants of God or servants of...
  • African American genealogy -- steps 1-3
    African American genealogy -- steps 1-3
    This is the first of two segments written with African Americans in mind. Due to the enslavement of black people in Kentucky and other places, the word painful comes to mind when thinking about African American genealogy research in the Tri-State...
  • American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama by Rachel L. Swarns book signing June 26, 2012 in Morrow, Georgia
    'American Tapestry' by Rachel Swarns book signing Morrow, Georgia
    Stories, stories and more stories wrapped around families. People search for identity; individuals search for personal meaning. American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White, and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama by Rachel L. Swarns...
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    Contemplate significance of early freedoms
    Looking at some of the most cherished freedoms experienced by freedmen can help those today begin to understand the significance of emancipation. There was an early struggle to keep the former slave owners from placing restrictions on the future...
  • Free Indeed
    YE SHALL BE FREE INDEED
    "The best things in life are free.” I believe thatmany people have heard this phrase, andmany of us have probably heard this one,too: “Nothing in life is for free.” Well, both of thesesayings are true; yet, they do not...
  • Jessica E. Ozalp
    Attorney Ozalp to speak at SlaveFree Madison meeting tonight
    Please Note: Due to inclimate weather, the SlaveFree Madison meeting has been rescheduled to March 1, 2011 from 6:30-7:30pm at the Covenant Presbyterian Curch Attorney Jessica Ozalp will be the guest speaker at tonight’s SlaveFree Madison...
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    Historic Brattonsville/Queen City Tours and Travel
    Take a Step Back Into Time! By Jay Whipple/Trend Magazine If you are looking to take a step back into a not so memorable time in American history, just head on down across the border into South Carolina a.k.a. Souf Kakalaki. Smile. I have been...