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Slave Ownership

Friday, February 7, 2014

Black slaves were owned by both blacks and whites. This subject however is admittedly one of the more difficult to define. Percentages vary depending on source. I will attempt to give some numbers on the number of owners but the real truth point that is important here is that 100% of people in the colonies […]

White Slaves in Africa Before Slaves in America

Thursday, February 6, 2014

John Castor was the first slave in America and slave of Anthony Johnson. This occurred in 1655. This is important because since the time of Christ and likely before people in Africa have dealt in slaves. Funny what is hard pressed and what is skimmed over in school and society. Most should know the Barbary […]

In Honor of Black History Month

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Knowledge is empowering. I am so sick of hearing racism. Tired I am being blamed for slavery. I am only a second generation immigrant. Get your facts straight before pointing fingers of blame. I had noting to do with slavery nor were you ever a slave. I do not get it except for the fact […]