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  • Molly at Fort Hunter, Harrisburg, PA
    A Harrisburg historical site mirrors American history
    The origins of Fort Hunter date from the early 18th century. While many historic homesteads reflect a specific time – Mt. Vernon, Mississippi River plantations, Hyde Park – Fort Hunter captures a sweeping 200-year panoply of...
  • New Smyrna Beach sugar mill ruins still standing
    Not such a sweet life at the historic New Smyrna Beach sugar mill ruins
    Looking for an educational and history steeped family outing? Not far from Daytona Beach, just off the SR 44 commercial corridor in New Smyrna Beach, hidden away in a wooded area is a historic structure dating back to the 1830’s. A small...
  • Complete mercy, Incomplete freedom
    Complete mercy, Incomplete freedom
    For we are bondmen; yet our God has not forsaken us in our bondage, but has extended mercy and steadfast love to us before the kings of Persia, to give us some reviving to set up the house of our God, to repair its ruins, and to give us a wall [of...
  • Slave movies
    Classic African American Movies about Slavery
    Movies about slavery in the United States have been made for many years. Some movies are directly about the lives of African slaves in the United States. Other movies occur during the period of slavery, which is noticeable in the background, but...
  • Mitt Romney
    Liberals on Twitter duped by fake Romney quote about family owning slaves
    On Sunday, Twitchy reported that a number of liberals on Twitter were duped by a fake article that claims Mitt Romney said he can relate to blacks because his family once owned slaves."I understand how difficult it can be for an African...
  • How sweet was freedom to the newly emancipated?
    How sweet was freedom to the newly emancipated?
    During slavery, blacks were denied some of the most basic freedoms that others may actually take for granted today. Some most likely could not define freedom themselves, but after a little meditation, they at least could grasp some of the changes...
  • 2012: The year of release from the Willie Lynch curse
    2012: The year of release from the Willie Lynch curse
    Have you heard of Willie Lynch? If not, the term "lynching" is derived from his last name. Willie Lynch was a British slave owner in the West Indies. He was invited to the colony of Virginia to his methods to slave owners there. His now...
  • Denver Juneteenth parade and celebration
    Denver Juneteenth parade and celebration
    Five Points NeighborhoodSaturday, June 18th, 201110am to 6pmCOST: FREE Admittedly, I had never heard of Juneteenth until I moved to Denver. A fusion of “June” and “Nineteenth,” Juneteenth is a celebration of Freedom Day,...
  • Jefferson Library
    William Short’s emancipation proposal to Thomas Jefferson: A panel discussion
    Researchers at the University of Virginia will present their findings today, on Mr. Jefferson's response to aproposal made by his “adoptive son,” William Short, regarding the use of the Indian Camp property near Monticello which...
  • I Ching
    The I Ching advises all Kittson County residents to obey their 'feudal lords'
    As the Kittson County Top News Examiner, today I decided to ask the ancient oracle, the I Ching, what is in store for Kittson County on this first day of a new month.Here is the Ching’s statement:The Judgement Holding Together brings good...