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Lifestyle / Culture - 1 day ago

Why Reparations from 1619 to Now

laprogressive.com - A year before the Mayflower arrived in 1620, the first group of enslaved Africans depicted as “20 and odd Negroes” arrived sometime during the final week of August to the Virginia colony of Jamestown…Tweeted by @coopmike48 https:/...

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 day ago

The World's Fastest Man

simonandschuster.com - The World’s Fastest Man PROLOGUE Madison Square Garden, 1896 On the clear, brisk Saturday afternoon of December 5, 1896, an unusual pair of men strode to New York City’s Madison Square Garden, where …Tweeted by @ScribnerBooks h...

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 day ago

1619-2019: From Slavery to Mass Incarceration

benjerry.com - America was built by enslaved people. They built the US Capitol. They built Wall Street. They built the White House. Slavery wasn’t just some kind of unfortunate regional quirk—it was an economic eng…Tweeted by @benandjerrys https://tw...

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The Case for Our Burden: #ADOS vs. Everybody

actifypress.com - Both of my parents descended from slaves and grew up in the Jim Crow south, in different states. They both headed north as part of the Great Migration looking for a new and better life. Under the har…Tweeted by @princss6 https://twi...

Lifestyle / Culture - 1 day ago

Jim Crow and the blues

wordsinthebucket.com - “Come listen all you galls and boys, I’m going to sing a little song, My name is Jim Crow. Weel about and turn about and do jis so, Eb’ry time I weel about I jump Jim Crow.” “Jim Crow”, or “Jump Jim …Tweeted by @WordsBucket htt...

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Rosa Ingram, Teen Sons Sentenced To Death

theblackdetour.com - In 1948 Rosa Lee Ingram and her two sons were given the death penalty for murdering a white landowner in rural Georgia. The case was a perfect example of Cold War politics of racial protest and assis…Tweeted by @pittsburgh22_at h...

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The 1917 Camp Logan mutiny, Houston Texas

libcom.org - Black soldiers stationed to guard the construction of Camp Logan in Texas mutinied over racist treatment from local law enforcement and civilians. The all-black 3rd Battalion, 24th Infantry – a unit …Tweeted by @wrkclasshistory https://t...

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4 Quick Tips For A Newbie Transitioner

  Even though I am not transitioning I love seeing information on transitioning and any tips someone might have because I remember how hard it was for me and how much I needed  just anything to get me through the hard parts. The best person to l...