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    Southern Baptist Convention xenophobic morass
    The Southern Baptist Convention is a joke: Southern Baptists did not mince words about their racist past during a 2-day summit in Nashville, Tennessee devoted to making churches more diverse. During the conference, on March 26, 2015, the Southern...
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    Seafood company severs ties with supplier over slavery issues
    A Thai company that supplies seafood around the world has severed ties with one of its suppliers following evidence of slave labor. Thai Union Frozen Products issued a statement Wednesday saying that they will no longer be using a particular...
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    All aflutter over forbidding the flag
    Students at the University of California, Irvine recently voted to ban the American flag from their campus because they want to make their school more "culturally inclusive" seeing as how Old Glory represents "paradigms of...
  • Historic Marker Noting "Largest Slave Sale in Georgia History"
    5 Eye-opening books about slavery in Savannah (part 1 of 2)
    Two of the most acclaimed movies of the past decade, 12 Years a Slave and Django Unchained, have focused on the degradation, inhumanity, and absurdity associated with slavery as it was once practiced in the United States. Those who are surprised...
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    An unlikely One World Order of black-ideology ( Part Two)
    The American depressive narrative of fear... and our human salvation: Truth and Liberty....Once, in the company of lawyers, while having a bang-bang shrimp and Pimm's Cup, they concurred: “Watch what you tell your doctor. It is a...
  • Breaking Boards Breaking Chains
    Martial arts schools battle modern day slavery
    Martial arts schools across Canada are on a mission to raise awareness about an often unspoken atrocity adverse to mankind. Taekwondo master Dean Siminoff is the founder of Martial Arts for Justice (MAJ) and the organizer of an annual Break-A-Thon...
  • James Armistead
    James Armistead: slave, spy and Revolutionary War hero
    1760 Virginia was the birthplace of a very effective spy during the American Revolution. James Armistead, born a slave on William Armistead’s plantation, gained permission from his owner to volunteer for the army in 1781. When he learned the...
  • A month of remembrance should include a year of learning
    A month of remembrance should include a year of learning
    In 1852 Frederick Douglass gave one of the most powerful speeches of his brilliant career. As he stood before an audience in Rochester, New York, Douglass proved that there were African-Americans who were not afraid to speak out and to speak truth...
  • Running Out of Night by Sharon Lovejoy
    'Running Out of Night' by Sharon Lovejoy: Middle grade historical fiction
    "Running Out of Night" by Sharon Lovejoy is middle grade historical fiction about a girl growing up in rural Virginia in 1858. Her mother died giving birth to her, and her father and brothers are uncaring and cruel to her. So cruel that...
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass's last years
    Following the Civil War, the United States moved into its darkest hour. Despite the intense level of sacrifice the country had endured to ensure freedom for all Americans, it took very little time for all that sacrifice to be done away with before...
  • Pastor gives timeline of Black History events
    Pastor gives timeline of Black History and compares to Israelites in wilderness
    Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 was designated as Black History Sunday at New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia. First, the Ezibu Muntu Dance Group performed for the second consecutive year. Then the youth presented a skit where they dressed as...
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass tackles the Fugitive Slave Act
    In 1850, Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act. Passage of this law rocked the nation and threw the lives of all blacks - free or fugitive - living in the northern United States into turmoil. No longer were they safe in their own beds at night....
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    Context Matters: "The Taint of the Warrior"
    And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often...
  • Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass found freedom and love
    As Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey made friends with more and more free blacks, a fire began to burn within him to be rid of slavery’s chains. He now began to consider various avenues by which he could buy his way to freedom and asked...
  • 'The Prince of Egypt' is a stunning masterpiece that will inspire you to believe
    'The Prince of Egypt' is a stunning masterpiece that will inspire you to believe
    “The Prince of Egypt” brings to life the story of Moses, as he embarks on a journey to free his people from the shackles of slavery in Egypt and lead them into the Promised Land.Faith is a very powerful theme in “The Prince of...
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