In 1952, Ruby McCollum, the wealthiest African-American woman in Live Oak, murdered the town’s beloved doctor, a white man named Leroy Adams.  She said it was the only way she knew to end six years of rape.  The case would help show that a persistent form of bondage plagued the South for a century after the Civil War — “paramour rights,” the assumption that white men had a right to use African-American women for sex.

In 1952, Ruby McCollum, the wealthiest African-American woman in Live Oak, murdered the town’s beloved doctor, a white man named Leroy Adams. She said it was the only way she knew to end six years of rape. The case would help show that a persistent form of bondage plagued the South for a century after the Civil War — “paramour rights,” the assumption that white men had a right to use African-American women for sex.

Montana - An informal portrait of the Indian named "White man runs him", Crow Indian Reservation

Montana - An informal portrait of the Indian named "White man runs him", Crow Indian Reservation

Charles Eastman, an indian who was sent away to "white man" school to assimilate.  Eventually ended up at Pine Ridge Reservation and treated the injured after the Wounded Knee massacre.  He married Elaine Goodale and had five children.  After Wounded Knee he became an advocate for the Sioux. http://www.google.com/imgres?q=charles+eastman&hl=en&sa=X&biw=1366&bih=574&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsbo&tbnid=WZ

Charles Eastman, an indian who was sent away to "white man" school to assimilate. Eventually ended up at Pine Ridge Reservation and treated the injured after the Wounded Knee massacre. He married Elaine Goodale and had five children. After Wounded Knee he became an advocate for the Sioux. http://www.google.com/imgres?q=charles+eastman&hl=en&sa=X&biw=1366&bih=574&tbm=isch&prmd=imvnsbo&tbnid=WZ

Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76 - The Washington Post

Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76

Willie Reed, who risked his life to testify in the Emmett Till murder trial, dies at 76 - The Washington Post

Native American Moccasin Designs | Details about White Ladies Moccasin Kit Native American Plains Indian ...

Details about White Ladies Moccasin Kit Native American Plains Indian Style Deerskin

Native American Moccasin Designs | Details about White Ladies Moccasin Kit Native American Plains Indian ...

Tuxedo Black and White Men's and Women's Apron Server's Apron Host and Hostess Apron Holiday Apron by NessasNest on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/245695655/tuxedo-black-and-white-mens-and-womens

Tuxedo Black and White Men's and Women's Apron Server's Apron Host and Hostess Apron Holiday Apron

Tuxedo Black and White Men's and Women's Apron Server's Apron Host and Hostess Apron Holiday Apron by NessasNest on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/245695655/tuxedo-black-and-white-mens-and-womens

Africa is a big continent. It'd be nice to know which country/people group it came from cause i like it =)

Africa is a big continent. It'd be nice to know which country/people group it came from cause i like it =)

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