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If Steve Prator could have his way, “good prisoners” would continue to be his slaves. In an ignorant and racist rant, Sheriff Prator of Caddo Parish revealed his feelings about free prison labor. Prator was upset that the state passed a series of bills that would reduce Louisiana’s prison population by 10 percent and save…

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Each year, there are stories of a clueless teacher who decided to give a lesson on slavery to young kids. This time it occurred at Whitney High School in Cerritos, California. Eighth-grade students had their hands bound with duct tape, were yelled at and forced to lie down in a dark room. Shockingly, the school…

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Imagine you are a Black student at the University of Tennesee at Knoxville, fully aware of the struggles of your ancestors in America. Now imagine that your White professor teaching the class ” Sociology of the Family” gives an exam that includes the following question: Historical research on African-American families during slavery shows that: A)…

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Slavery apparently is still legal in America. The 13th Amendment outlawed slavery in any form except as a punishment for crime. However, the 13th Amendment has not been upheld in the case of a Black man, Ramad Chatman. Chatman, a resident of Rome, Georgia, was initially given five years probation for breaking and entering an…

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Because of President Donald Trump, thousands of immigrants living in the US illegally are facing an increased chance of arrest and deportation. The Canadian government is reporting an increase in illegal Canadian border entry to escape the crackdown. In the midst of all of this, a disturbing fact was uncovered about those who have been…

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When it comes to teaching the horrors of slavery some elementary school teachers keep getting it wrong. The latest incident occurred at Shelburne Middle School in Staunton, Virginia, after a sixth-grade teacher separated her students by race as the film “Roots” played in the classroom. According to students, the unidentified teacher told the Black kids…

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Noted journalist and TV host Tavis Smiley recently wrote about a fear he developed following a question a student posed at a recent event. The student asked Smiley, “Mr. Smiley, do you believe that given the crisis state of our democracy, we Black folk could ever find ourselves enslaved again?” Smiley wrote a response to the student and his…

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Christopher Columbus

The celebration of Christopher Columbus will always be a celebration of violence, rape and slavery. At some point, America must find a way to discontinue celebrating a holiday named after a horrific man. His holiday was initially sponsored by a Catholic organization that convinced President Franklin Roosevelt to sign Columbus Day into law in 1934.…

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Emmy-nominated Fox News correspondent Simone Boyce talks about her new documentary, Footsteps to Freedom, which is about the little-known history of the Underground Railroad in New York City. It aired on Sept. 28. Contact Boyce on Twitter/Instagram/Snap Chat/Facebook @SimoneBoyce.

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