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The Holy Wood Crucifixion

The inertia behind the story of “The Help” is not new, as early as 1839, a sentiment was brewing for slave abolition because the Amistad case was at the fore, and an English actress named Fanny Kemble felt akin to … Continue reading

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How to Make a Slave by David Stern

In 1712, slave owners on the Virginia Colony were up in arms about the cantankerous and irascible temperament of the slaves they were trying to control like silly putty instead of human beings. In their infernal frustration to get the … Continue reading

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