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Belle: The woman who ended slavery?

Black Choctaw girl in Mississippi, ca. 19th century. The Choctaw Nation, along with The South, was involved in the enslavement of Africans in Mississippi. Even after the Confederacy had been defeated, surrendered, and slavery had effectively ended beginning in March 1865, slavery wasn’t officially abolished among the Choctaw Nations until 1866. It took a special treaty with the United States to permanently end slavery among the Choctaw. During the Civil War, the Choctaw had sided with ...

Black Choctaw girl in Mississippi, ca. 19th century. The Choctaw Nation, along with The South, was involved in the enslavement of Africans in Mississippi. Even after the Confederacy had been defeated, surrendered, and slavery had effectively ended beginning in March 1865, slavery wasn’t officially abolished among the Choctaw Nations until 1866. It took a special treaty with the United States to permanently end slavery among the Choctaw. During the Civil War, the Choctaw had sided with ...

Sorry for the language but this needs to be said. Racism needs to end once and for all, from ALL sides. In ALL countries. People need to stop blaming people for the PAST that they CANNOT control and they need to start facing the real issues of this world that are still active. You CAN do something about issues that are ACTIVE.

Sorry for the language but this needs to be said. Racism needs to end once and for all, from ALL sides. In ALL countries. People need to stop blaming people for the PAST that they CANNOT control and they need to start facing the real issues of this world that are still active. You CAN do something about issues that are ACTIVE.

The Man Who Ended Slavery - The Atlantic///John Brown was a true American hero. Fuck your safety pins.

The Man Who Ended Slavery

The Man Who Ended Slavery - The Atlantic///John Brown was a true American hero. Fuck your safety pins.

blacknerdproblems:  Trigger Warning For Sexual Assault  There was a point a few years ago where I wanted to be done with period films and TV shows. Either they had so few Black people in them it was as if we were to believe they hadnt been invented until the early 70s. Or the opposite the show was about Black people and was supposed to show the unflinching horror and somehow by movies end the triumph of Black people in the face of evil incarnate. I didnt drift from these movies because of…

blacknerdproblems: Trigger Warning For Sexual Assault There was a point a few years ago where I wanted to be done with period films and TV shows. Either they had so few Black people in them it was as if we were to believe they hadnt been invented until the early 70s. Or the opposite the show was about Black people and was supposed to show the unflinching horror and somehow by movies end the triumph of Black people in the face of evil incarnate. I didnt drift from these movies because of…

Wow... just wow.  Flora Stewart was 117 years old when this photo was taken in New Hampshire in 1867.   That means she was born in 1750.  She saw this country founded and lived to see the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and the end of slavery.  She saw George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as Presidents.   And look at her: as regal as any Queen who ever reigned.

Wow... just wow. Flora Stewart was 117 years old when this photo was taken in New Hampshire in 1867. That means she was born in 1750. She saw this country founded and lived to see the Revolutionary War, the Civil War and the end of slavery. She saw George Washington and Abraham Lincoln as Presidents. And look at her: as regal as any Queen who ever reigned.

Slavery in the United States - Children who were born to slaves began working as soon as they were able.

Slavery in the United States - Children who were born to slaves began working as soon as they were able.

Today in Black History - August 1, 1619 & 1834 The History of Black America under British rule began with landing of twenty Blacks at Jamestown, Virginia. John Rolfe said the ship arrived “about the...

Today in Black History - August 1, 1619 & 1834 The History of Black America under British rule began with landing of twenty Blacks at Jamestown, Virginia. John Rolfe said the ship arrived “about the...

STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING!   Angers me to the core of my being...n I know it is repulsive to God...do u care r just ignore the issue??

STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING! Angers me to the core of my being...n I know it is repulsive to God...do u care r just ignore the issue??

Olaudah Equiano, a former slave turned abolishenist of the 18th Century, whose autobiography and association with William Wilberforce were both turning points in the UK's anti-slavery movement. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Olaudah Equiano, a former slave turned abolishenist of the 18th Century, whose autobiography and association with William Wilberforce were both turning points in the UK's anti-slavery movement. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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