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SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900 (12)

In a Cotton Field of South Carolina. *************************************** "......On Tuesday, July 30, 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives issued an unprecedented apology to black Americans for the institution of slavery, and the subsequent Jim Crows laws that for years discriminated against blacks as second-class citizens in American society......" NPR www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=93059465&am... Okinawa_Soba has a lot original images of the descendants of slaves in…

Cavalier Postcards on Twitter

“#Slaves in the cotton field of #Georgia…c.#1860s via reddit: Slaves in the cotton field of Georgia…c.1860s via reddit https://t.co/XkrJ9X82F5”

Lets be clear.  There is no such person as a slave, ex-slave, or children of slaves.  We were ENSLAVED.  There is a great difference.  Referring to our ancestors as slaves implies that this was something that they simply were.  Enslavement is imposed.  SLAVES, EX-SLAVES, and CHILDREN OF SLAVES IN THE AMERICAN SOUTH, 1860 -1900 (14)...group of cotton pickers in Florida.

A group of Cotton Pickers in Florida. *************************************** "......On Tuesday, July 30, 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives issued an unprecedented apology to black Americans for the institution of slavery, and the subsequent Jim Crows laws that for years discriminated against blacks as second-class citizens in American society......" NPR www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=93059465&am... Okinawa_Soba has a lot original images of the descendants of slaves in…

'The end of slavery led to hunger and death for millions of black Americans': Extraordinary claims in new book

A new book claims that the end of slavery in the United States led to anarchy and one million of the four million salves former slaves freed by President Lincoln in 1863 died or got sick.

in the midst of cotton

Husband, father, hunter, angler. Born in Louisiana; home is Georgia.