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A Slave On The Last Slave Ship To Come To America

An article on history.com speaks about an interview done in the 1930s by anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston with a man named Cudjo Lewis who spoke of his being a slave from West Africa brought to America on the Clotilda, believed … Read the rest “A Slave On The Last Slave Ship To Come To America”

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Arab-Muslim Slave Trade?

At the below link Larry Elders questions the validity of talking about European slave traders without also talking about Arab-Muslim slave traders especially during Black History Month.

https://www.larryelder.com/column/black-history-month-why-dont-they-teach-about-the-arab-muslim-slave-trade-in-africa/

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Slave Codes, Slavery Abolishment, Reconstruction, Black Codes, Jim Crow Laws, Constitution Amendments

American form of slavery was enforced under slave codes.

The 13th Amendment abolishing slavery was passed in 1865.

Those desiring to maintain superiority to and power over freed slaves and blacks in general created the black codes in response to … Read the rest “Slave Codes, Slavery Abolishment, Reconstruction, Black Codes, Jim Crow Laws, Constitution Amendments”

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H.R. 1242 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act

The US Congress (House of Representatives and Senate) has passed the H.R. 1242 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act and President Trump signed it into law on 1/8/2018. Information on the act may be found at congress.gov.  The Read the rest “H.R. 1242 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act”

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Kanye West Meeting With President Trump October 2018

On October 11, 2018 Kanye West met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office followed by lunch.  Others were there including Jim Brown, the Hall of Fame Football Player and now Community Leader, etc. 

I am impressed with Kanye Read the rest “Kanye West Meeting With President Trump October 2018”