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African Woman Enslaved for Years in Georgia

By Ryan Abbott An American couple enslaved an African woman for two years after luring her here with an offer of a two-week job catering, the woman from Swaziland claims in court. Thembi Dlamini sued Juna Babb and her husband Michael Babb in Federal Court. … Continue reading

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House of Horrors: Labor Trafficking in Domestic Workers

By Ai-Jen Poo and Tiffany Williams Imagine waking to the sound of a baby crying at 5 a.m., opening your eyes, and looking into the crib from a cot right beside it. Another day begins. Perhaps you are only 23 … Continue reading

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Being white is awesome, so how could we be racist?

By Dawn Cutaia Being white is pretty awesome. Don’t get me wrong, if I were a white male instead of a white woman, my life would be even more awesome, but being a white female is still powerful. Being white … Continue reading

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Lisa Kristine: Photos that bear witness to modern slavery

If you don’t watch anything today, you must watch this. Slavery must end!

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America Never Really Ended Slavery

The new form of slavery has the same intent and purpose as the old: to rob us of our labor and to keep us powerless. By Jazz Hayden Photo Credit: SHUTTERSTOCK.COM                                                                                       February 25, 2013 | February is African-American … Continue reading

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Phrase suggesting black families stronger under slavery removed from Bachmann, Santorum pledge

Even though the phrase was taken out of the pledge the fact that Rick Santorum and Michelle Bachmann signed it in the first place reflects their view on African Americans, homosexuals, and Muslims. I find it interesting that Candy Crowley on CNN’s “State of … Continue reading

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Michele Bachmann stands by slavery comment

Michele Bachmann will not and cannot become the 45th President of the United States. Remember this! Michele Bachmann stands by slavery comment – Alexander Burns – POLITICO.com.

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The Myth of Black Confederates Persists

This is a fascinatingly interesting article by Lynette Holloway. Based on the state of Black America today, I can certainly understand if there were slaves who served in the Confederate Army of their own will. The psychological trauma and physical … Continue reading

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Righting a Wrong

Today is the one year anniversary of the horrific earthquake in Haiti. The country, the rebuilding, the people have been in the rear view mirror of the ever-changing 24-hour news cycle until roughly last week. Our news agencies with a … Continue reading

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Maya Angelou- Million Man March Poem

This is one of my favorite poems by a grand dame of writers. This stirs my soul and brings balance to it when I am troubled. Thinking about where we came from gives me the strength and knowledge that NOTHING … Continue reading

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