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The actual story behind the "White" Slavery  photo from Harper's Weekly Jan 30 1864.  Stories about whom they called Mulattos, quadroon, octaroons and enforcement of the "One Drop" law.

The actual story behind the "White" Slavery photo from Harper's Weekly Jan 30 Stories about whom they called Mulattos, quadroon, octaroons and enforcement of the "One Drop" law.

Martha Ann Ricks was a slave in America until her father purchased her freedom and took the family to Liberia. Martha Ann dreamed of meeting Queen Victoria and saved for 50 years to make the dream come true.

The Power of Dreams-Martha Ann Ricks-From Slavery to Windsor Castle

MARTHA ANN RICKS, was born a Slave, in TN, about At she and her family returned to live in Liberia. At age she sailed to England and was presented at court on July presenting a quilt to Queen Victoria. Proof that anything is possible if you work hard!

Enslaved Boy, 1855: "The negro boy (who was fully if not more than [my] equal) was badly clothed, poorly fed; and lodged in cold weather: & beaten before [my] eyes with Iron Shovels or any other thing that came first to hand. This brought [me] to reflect on the wretched, hopeless condition, of Fatherless & Motherless slave children." -John Brown From a young age, the hatred of slavery was deeply rooted in his soul. The image of such injustice haunted John Brown for the rest of his life.

Unidentified Photographer: "Slave Boy Brought to Waterbury from Bucks Hill by Aunt Ella Johnson's Second Husband (Whelan)" Ninth-Plate Ambrotype, circa 1855

Cudjoe Lewis—Last African Born in Africa Brought to the United States by the transatlantic slave trade

Cudjo Lewis is considered the last survivor of the last slave ship to enter the United States. He was born around 1841 to a Yoruba family in the Bant region of Dahomey (today Benin).

A rare photo of Rosa Park taking down her hair before bedtime. "Aware of the racial politics of hair and appearance, she tucked it away in a series of braids and buns — maintaining a clear division between her public presentation and private person." - Jeanne Theoharis {huffington post}

The common image of Rosa Parks is a bespectacled woman with hair pulled back. But Parks’ had waist-length hair that she did not reveal publicly.

Let me give you a word of the philosophy of reform. The whole history of the progress of human liberty shows that all concessions yet made to her august ...

Read one of the greatest speeches in American History. Frederick Douglass' What to the American Slave is Your of July. - What to the American Slave is Your Fourth of July?

Pure Savagery! <- And the same thing is being done in the music, political, and entertainment industries by White men in power. Yes, I called it out for all those who still don't know. Breaking Black men through their powerful masculine sexuality is a huge satanic agenda! Nothing new under the sun!

Was this satanic activity what they called "christianity"? YHWH sees & saw all. When the fiendish & perpetrating freaks will face Yah.I dont think they'll find mercy!

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman - An American woman who escaped from slavery in the South to become a leading abolitionist before the American Civil War. She led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North along the route of the Underground Railroad.

(3 of 5) Just the Facts: A Nation Built on the Back of Slavery and Racism  Emancipation did not bring economic freedom to former slaves.  The nation paid reparations to slave holders--not to slaves.  Vagrancy laws allowed police to sweep up black men and then rent them out as convict labor.   Discriminatory business policies kept white people economically ahead.  Source: YES! Magazine

(3 of 5) Just the Facts: A Nation Built on the Back of Slavery and Racism Emancipation did not bring economic freedom to former slaves. The nation paid reparations to slave holders--not to slaves. Vagrancy laws allowed police to sweep up black men and then rent them out as convict labor. Discriminatory business policies kept white people economically ahead. Source: YES! Magazine

This photo is of a girl training to ignore white people pulling on her hair and blowing smoke in her face. Pretty morbid, but what an amazing photo. ”

Eve Arnold: School for black civil rights activists; young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face or her hair being pulled. Virginia, 1960 (no link, but a reminder to find out more about SNCC training)

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander - Wikipedia

Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander (January November the first Black-American woman to enroll in the School of Law at the University of Pennsylvania.she was also the first to earn the Juris Doctor degree.

April 1913. Rome, Georgia. Neil Power, 10 years old. Said "turns stockings in Rome Hosiery Mill. "Hain't been to school much." Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Neil Power, 10 years old. Said "turns stockings in Rome Hosiery Mill." A shy, pathetic figure. "Hain't been to school much." Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.

Sarah Rector--By the age of 10, she became the richest Black child in America. She received a land grant from the Creek Nation as part of reparations. Soon after, oil was discovered on her property. By 1912, the revenue from this oil was $371,000 per year (roughly $6.5 million today). Despite various attempts to steal her land and fortune, Sarah resisted. She went on to attend Tuskegee University and eventually settled in Kansas City, Missouri where her mansion still stands.

Birth Affidavit of Sarah Rector & Photo of Sarah as young girl Her name was Sarah Rector. She was a young black girl born in Indian Terri.

It was mandated by the slave owner that one of the slave's (black) breast be reserved to feed the white child.  But if she switched up and let her black baby suckle from the same breast as the white baby, she would be whipped.  Because it was like them sharing the same water fountain.

She wasn't a paid wet nurse who chose this profession, she was an enslaved woman who had to feed all of the white babies first and her child last. if her milk went dry, the slave owner brought another woman, and the enslaved women's children went hungry.

The Tudor Monarch: Tudor Family Tree

[Henry VIII's break from Rome] A Clickable Tudor Family Tree! Have fun untangling the webbing and discovering connections!

The casual killing act

Photographs, on display at the Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth, Hants, show a sailor removing the manacle from a newly-freed slave as well as the ship’s marines escorting captured slavers.

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