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Black Americans were not slaves

In the Weekend Star (July 12/13) Oduor Ongwen writes: It has been observed that when slavery was abolished in North America, many a slave was reluctant to leave the former master's houses (. . .) They would have to fend for themselves and would ... The Star (Kenya), 5 days ago
The lawyer who freed slaves Deccan chronicle, 1 month ago
World Bulletin

Anti-slavery campaigner runs for Mauritania's presidency

+ In Mauritania "there has never been an abolition of slavery" according to Biram Ould Dah Ould Abeid, a candidate running in Saturday's presidential
 International Business Times India1 month ago 20 Percent of a Country Enslaved: A Cry for Mauritania  Huffington Post1 month ago PRESIDENTIAL VOTE: DEFEATED CANDIDATE REJECTS RESULTS  Misna4 weeks ago Defeated candidate challenges Mauritania poll results  World Bulletin4 weeks ago
Slate Magazine

Gun-Running, the Abolition of Slavery, and the Border Crisis

The Fast and Furious scandal, if you've forgotten, concerned the bloody aftermath of a Three Stooges plan to let guns "walk" into Mexico so that federal agents could track down their eventual owners. Right, right, it didn't make much ...
 Slate Magazine2 weeks ago
International Business Times UK

Juneteenth 2014: History Behind the Day Slavery was Abolished in the US

Juneteenth, otherwise known as Emancipation Day, in Richmond, Virginia, in 1905Wiki Commons/Morgan Riley Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day, Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, will be celebrated on Thursday [19 June] as the US ...
 International Business Times UK1 month ago We Can Thank the Enlightenment for Independence Day...  OpEdNews.com2 weeks ago The road to Juneteenth  Daily Kos1 month ago Juneteenth: The First Day of Freedom  School Library Journal1 month ago
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The Guardian Express

Sexual violence in war: Summit held

Opening the summit, Hague said: "From the abolition of slavery to the adoption of the Arms Trade Treaty, we have shown that the international community can tackle vast global problems in a way that was once considered to be impossible. "There is ...
 Frontier Post1 month ago Sexual violence in war: Jolie opens summit in London  The Guardian Nigeria1 month ago Angelina Jolie Begins Summit Against Rape  The Guardian Express1 month ago Angelina Jolie opens summit conference on war crimes  UPI1 month ago

Labour for liberty, abolish slavery

RUDOLPH Rocker once said that there is a definite trend in the historical development of human civilisation which strives for the free, unhindered unfolding of the individual and social forces of life. This is indeed an accurate account of human ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 month ago History and Public Memorialization of Slavery and the Slave Trade: Liverpool Nantes  Noodls2 days ago Labor for Liberty, Abolish Slavery  Seoul Times1 month ago
Salon

It wasn't just Abraham Lincoln: The policies beyond Emancipation Proclamation which really helped end slavery

Excerpted from The men and women who struggled to abolish slavery were not counting on a war to get the job done. Of course they knew about military emancipation. Freeing slaves as a military necessity in wartime was an ancient practice, familiar to ...
 Salon1 month ago

Exclusive Human rights lawyer Lord Joffe likens the battle for an assisted dying law to the abolition of slavery

Around 1,000 people every year will end their lives through a new assisted dying law, according to the peer who has made the introduction of legislation allowing the terminally ill to choose
 Big News Network6 days ago
Examiner.com

WANTED:ABOLITIONISTS. SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY.

Slavery was never abolished in the United States of America. If you disagree with me on this I am going to ask you to go read the 13th Amendment and then come back to this diary. It's O.K. I'll wait. I hope you really did go read it because I ...
 Daily Kos1 week ago 'Belle' accomplishes more than telling one woman's story  Examiner.com1 week ago

Frederick Douglass July 4th Speech Remains Relevant, Says Battle-Baptiste

Nine years before the Civil War, former slave and abolitionist Frederick Douglass addressed an Independence Day observance in Rochester, N.Y. and delivered a blistering indictment of national idealism that overlooked, ignored and accepted slavery as ...
 Noodls3 weeks ago
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