#PreOrder Shelly Morgans New Book The Preachers Daughter (. The Preachers Daughter)Author Shelly Morgan Angelica Hock is the preachers daughter and thats all shes ever been known as. Her life has already been planned out for her right down to what college shell attend and what her major will be. Which is inconsequential since shes expected to marry a man of her parents choosing bear his children and be a stay-at-home mother. A trip to the wrong side of town puts her in the middle of a…
We took a trolley tour. That building (I think) is where they bought and sold slaves in the old days of the south. Charleston, SC. Go to www.YourTravelVideos.com or just click on photo for home videos and much more on sites like this.
Meshack Roberts - faithful slave of O E Roberts of Gilmer, Texas. Cared for his master's farm and family while Mr. Robert's was away in the Civil War. To get money for the family, shod horses for soldiers, baked and sold ginger cakes. After the war, Roberts gave his faithful slave freedom, land, and material to build a home. Whipped by KKK 1869, left for dead, "Shack" later served in Texas legislature, became a minister, and helped found Wiley College for blacks, though he remained…
Taylor Johnson: #SlaveTrade #HumansForGoods A photo from a newspaper advertisement in Charleston, NC in the 1780's. Slaves were taken from their homes in Africa and sent to America on ships. An estimated 1.8 million slaves died on the voyage to America. Europeans traded goods for Africans, then shipped them to the Americas where they were sold or traded for goods once again. (Fitzgerald pg 118-119)
Swordgates House on Legare Steet. Their carriage house, kitchen house, and slave quarters were so large that they were each sold as their own million dollar homes. This house boasts two beautiful iron gates made by Jacob Werner who was a German craftsman. He was supposed to make them for the Citadel, but made two copies due to a miscommunication. One set is at the Citadel, the other is the entrance to this home for sale. The most expensive house for sale in SC 18.8 mil.
Pray for the Women in South Asia. Women in South Asia need your prayers. So many of them are hurting, and they don’t believe anyone will hear their cries. Many are treated as slaves in their own homes. Some are sold as slaves.
Black people did not "come to this country seeking a better life." They were kidnapped from their homes in Africa, dragged in chains and loaded onto slave ships--treated not like human beings but like things, commodities to be traded and used to enrich others. Tens of millions of enslaved Africans died before even reaching America, so terrible were the conditions on the slave ships. Those who survived the trip and were then sold to plantation owners were