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The most extraordinary escape story– told by @kaynekawasaki on TikTok [Video] [Shared]

@english.heritage The most extraordinary escape story told by @kaynekawasaki ##StoryofEngland ##blueplaques ##EHOriginals ♬ original sound – English Heritage Read more on the Ellen and William Craft Wikipedia Page * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** … Continue reading

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Home School: The 500-year-old bones of African slaves tell a traumatic story via Ars Technica

Archaeologists found the bones of three young African men in a 500-year-old mass grave in what is now Mexico City. The chemical makeup of their bones sheds light on their earlier lives in Africa, and forensic analysis reveals hard, painful … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: Life and Times of Frederick Douglass – 88 in a series – “…the slave power would in all probability have continued to rule…”

“This haughty and unreasonable and unreasoning attitude of the imperious South saved the slave and saved the nation. Had the South accepted our concessions and remained in the Union the slave power would in all probability have continued to rule; … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: Life and Times of Frederick Douglass – 87 in a series – “… they would secede from the Union and thus dismember the Republic.

“They had made up their minds that under a given contingency they would secede from the Union and thus dismember the Republic. That contingency had happened, and they should execute their threat. Mr. Ireson of Georgia, expressed the ruling sentiment … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: Life and Times of Frederick Douglass – 13 in a series – “If he learns to read the Bible it will forever unfit him to be a slave.”

”Of course he forbade her to give me any further instruction, telling her in the first place that to do so was unlawful, as it was also unsafe; “for,” said he, “if you give a n***** an inch he will … Continue reading

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