Jane Clark: A Newly Available Slave Narrative

Penned in 1897 by Julia C. Ferris, a white teacher and local educational leader, the manuscript narrates portions of the life of Jane Clark, an enslaved woman who escaped to Auburn in 1859. This narrative, rich with information about the Underground Railroad, has never been available to scholars, teachers, and lay readers—until now. Source: Jane […]

Whitney Plantation museum confronts painful history of slavery

  CBS This Morning – Published on Apr 8, 2015     The first museum in America dedicated entirely to slavery opened a few months ago in Wallace, Louisiana. Michelle Miller visits the museum and found a surprising history, not only about the plantation, but her own family.   >via: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfC8X2Os2z4

This is the amerikkka you love

Jesse Washington in 1916 was castrated , beaten with shovels & bricks, & had his ears cut off. Afterwards he was set on fire. He tried to climb up the tree to get out of the fire, so they chopped his fingers off…….Jesse was only 15 years old. #shamewhitehistorymonth  

Seeing the problem, being the solution, making the sacrifice

Part VII: Campaign to Redistribute the Pain 2018 by Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun, formerly known as Melvin Ray, Free Alabama Movement Last month, on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, millions of people diverted their collective attention to the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in Atlanta, Ga. At the same time, on the other side of the […]

Message to the Black Man

I sing the song of the Black Man The Eternal Black Man The uncreated, unborn, everlasting Alpha and Omega Man The Afrikan, the Indian, the Mexican and the CaucAsian I am that I am I am all men in different variations The tallest and the shortest man The thinnest and the broadest man I am […]

End the isolation of Jamil Al-Amin (formerly H. Rap Brown)

Open Letter to the Bureau of Prisons and State of Georgia by Concerned Academics We are academics who have spent our careers researching the history of the civil rights movement, issues of racial discrimination in the United States, civil rights law, and the representation of minorities in the public sphere. We strongly believe that deepening […]