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Just like Daenerys Targaryen's slavery abolition, HBO goes on ...

Millions download HBO's high-fantasy drama Game of Thrones episodes illegally via torrent sites. It was the most pirated show of 2015. However, in a casevery similar to Daenerys Targaryen's abolition of slavery in the show, HBO is raging a war on ... International Business Times Australia, 2 weeks ago

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Tubman and Jackson: A $20 odd couple

President Andrew Jackson, a slave owner, will soon be sharing face time on the $20 bill with black abolitionist Harriet Tubman. "That makes for interesting dollar fellows" said presidential scholar Barbara Perry, who was surprised to hear the ...
 WCVB.com1 month ago Image changes on U.S. currency  WorldNetDaily2 weeks ago Tubman's Replacement of Jackson Highlights Currency Changes  New American1 month ago Harriet Tubman and Andrew Jackson: A $20 odd couple  CNN Money1 month ago

One of the dumbest things youll hear this year: Heidi Cruz compares husband's failed campaign to the fight to abolish slavery

Heidi Cruz comparedher husband's unsuccessful run to the effort to abolish slavery, which she said took a lot longer than four years to find success, according to The Texas Tribune . Heidi told the campaign'sNational Prayer Team during a ...
 Salon3 weeks ago Goldman Sachs Executive Likens Ted Cruz's Failed Campaign To Ending Slavery  Dealbreaker3 weeks ago Heidi Cruz Likens Husband's Campaign to Efforts to End Slavery  The Texas Tribune3 weeks ago

Putting Tubman on the $20 bill resonates in Boston

Harriet Tubman, a runaway slave who risked her freedom to liberate others and became a leading figure in the abolitionist movement, will replace the slaveholding Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill, becoming the first woman to adorn US paper ...
 MSN News US1 month ago Harriet Tubman Isn't the Only New Woman to Grace U.S. Currency: Here Are the Other 7  AlterNet.org1 month ago 7 women the U.S. Treasury plans to honor not named Harriet Tubman  Salon1 month ago 5 reasons why Harriet Tubman is set to be the first black person featured on the 20 dollar bill  Ventures Africa1 month ago

The tragedy of Ambedkar's legacy

Long ago, Tolstoy acidly observed: “The abolition of slavery has gone on for a long time. Rome abolished slavery. America abolished and we did, but only the words were abolished, not the thing.” Babasaheb Ambedkar, himself a mahar ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

The Evolving Perception of Human Trafficking: New Abolitionists

W.E.B. DuBois, Library of Congress Human trafficking, modern slavery, commercial exploitation. Whatever you call it, Evolving Perception is a series of interviews with individuals working to address the issue. Students, survivors, educators, ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago In Push to End Human Trafficking, AG Healey Charges Five Individuals in Multiple Schemes to Exploit Vulnerable Women  Mass.gov1 month ago
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Jesse Jackson 'didn't know' dinner companion Le Pen

Reverend Jesse Jackson looks on during a ceremony at the Luxembourg Gardens to mark the anniversary of the abolition of slavery and to pay tribute to the victims of the slave trade, in Paris, on May 10, 2016 (AFP Photo/Philippe Wojazer) More ...
 Yahoo! News2 weeks ago Jesse Jackson left with bad taste after dinner with Le Pen  The Local France2 weeks ago Did Jesse Jackson dine with far-right leader Le Pen in Paris?  France242 weeks ago Jesse Jackson didn't know dinner companion was far-right French politician  The Times Of Israel2 weeks ago

The South Was the Conservative Party

(Before It's News) To many the abolition crusade recalls brave Northerners standing tall for the liberty of African slaves and the Rights of Man. Upon closer inspection the North was a region unfriendly to both the black man and abolitionists the ...
 Before It's News1 month ago

Racial Segregation Was Invented by the Very Same Liberals Who Sought to Abolish Slavery

In 1816, a group of politicians, clergymen and antislavery activists founded the American Colonization Society (ACS), a charity to encourage the resettlement of African-Americans in West Africa. The following is an excerpt from the new book ...
 AlterNet.org1 month ago How liberals invented segregation: The real history of race, equality and our Founding Fathers  Salon1 month ago

Empower cashiers with the code

Dear Editor, It is rather unfortunate that after almost 200 years since the abolition of slavery, our society still suffers from the residual effects of colonisation and that has caused us to relapse on sociocultural advancements. As a people, we ...
 Jamaica Observer1 month ago
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