Excising the “n” word from Huc...

Feb 9, 2011 by

Mark Twain defined a “classic” book as one “which people praise and don’t read.” He should know. How many of you have read...

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THE PICKERS

Feb 9, 2011 by

The picker shouted out to his companion… “Hey Chico, vigilascia fuero para los espinas en estos de la arboles de limon. Hombre, podra...

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The Hemingses of Monticello

Feb 2, 2011 by

Comments on the book, The Hemingses of Montecello by Annette Gordon-Reed It turns out that the stories about Thomas Jefferson I...

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I want to be free. Am I mental...

Jan 26, 2011 by

We live in a world where people tend to quickly define the behavior of others. They often swiftly label the behavior of those who...

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Top 10 Facts About the S Word

Jan 19, 2011 by

From Free The Slaves You have questions? Here are the answers: It takes a movement to free a slave, and you can help to build the...

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So you thought slavery ended i...

Jan 18, 2011 by

              Two years ago a powerful book was published about modern-day slavery: A Crime So...

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You Know That I’ll Be Re...

Dec 22, 2010 by

“Given the possibility of living up to the dream in me, you know that I’ll be reaching for higher ground.” John...

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Immunity for those fighting sl...

Dec 22, 2010 by

Today my doctor told me I need to have a surgery on my ear. As I sit back and mull about this…I realize this is one of the many...

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Who the heck is John Parker?

Dec 22, 2010 by

John Parker. Margaret Garner. Robert Smalls. John Rankin. They are not among the most well-known of historic figures yet their impact...

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Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

Nov 17, 2010 by

Dr. Joy DeGruy (formerly Dr. Joy DeGruy Leary), author of Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury...

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Growing a Global Heart

Nov 3, 2010 by

“We stood in El Mina slave dungeon, on the Cape Coast of Ghana on a recent trip to West Africa, overwhelmed by despair, grief...

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Train – MTV EXIT

Oct 21, 2010 by

It happens everywhere. It’s in your country. It’s in your city. It’s in your town. What will you do when it’s...

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