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Examining the Declaration of Independence

Investigating independence With an honest eye, Reveals that the beautiful document That declares freedom from tyranny And the self-evident truths Of equality for all and inalienable rights, Left about 700,000 human beings, Amazing men, women, and children, Completely out of … Continue reading

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Tennessee’s Abolitionist Newspaper — The Emancipator

Here’s a little known fact of American history and black history.  In the early 1800s there was an abolitionist movement in East Tennessee. Elihu Embree even started an anti-slavery newspaper, The Emancipator,  around 1820. Because of stiff opposition the movement … Continue reading

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