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DARE TO READ A SLAVE NARRATIVE

Every American should read At least one slave narrative, The personal account of someone Who courageously escaped The brutality of human trafficking inflicted By men history usually considers honorable, And get the other side of the story of slavery. There … Continue reading

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5 Who Shook American Slavery

American Experience on PBS looks at 5 amazing heroes who against all odds ignited the abolitionist (anti-slavery) movement in the USA.  They are:  Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké.   As the 3 … Continue reading

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Was Jesus Whipped In America?

Millions of people around the world have seen the stunning and horrifying images of whipping and torture in the movie The Passion of The Christ produced by Mel Gibson. It is deeply moving to see what Jesus was put through … Continue reading

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Am I Related To Heroic, Runaway Slave, William Simms?

Twenty year-old William Simms was being held captive against his will. Although he had never committed a crime or been in a military setting, he was being forced to do hard labor with six other captives. The people holding them … Continue reading

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Frederick Douglas — Freedom Fighter

Frederick Douglas is featured in the new PBS series, The Abolitionists, along with Angelina Grimke, John Brown, William Lloyd Garrison, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.  Douglas is an interesting person in American history. He was claimed to be personal property from his birth … Continue reading

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