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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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The “elephant” in the womb (big, bold antiabortion statements)

Many people don’t want to talk about the elephant in the womb: “Abortion takes an innocent human life.” Perhaps those of us who have escaped the womb shouldn’t condemn to death any of those who are still there. Abortion makes … Continue reading

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American history has been so sanitized that most people think about it in a “blahzay” (blasé) way, unshocked by its horrors. (For fresh insights search: Off the RACE Track book.)

Racism is the idea that certain physical characteristics set people off from other people creating a hierarchy of human value.

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For Black History Month 2019, get “Off the RACE Track”

For Black History Month 2019 — Get Off the RACE Track @ https://amzn.to/2BeL0YE We like to believe that we’re hungry for the truth, but we frequently don’t like how it tastes and refuse to consume it. If history saw the victims of American slavery … Continue reading

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The illogical labels of “black” & “white”

In America, someone of mixed blood is called “black” instead of “white” or “mixed.” Isn’t that racist? The false labeling of mixed (black and white) people as “black” goes back to the slavery and Jim Crow racist lie that “one … Continue reading

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Has human trafficking ever been honorable?

If human trafficking is cruel and evil in 2015, how can we call it honorable in 1776?

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12 Years A Slave — 12 Blogs On Slavery

The movie 12 Years a Slave (directed by Steve McQueen) is an adaptation of the 1853 autobiography Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup.  Solomon was a free black man who was  in sold into slavery in 1841 and forced to … Continue reading

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