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Putting Tubman on the $20 bill resonates in Boston

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 US, 1 week ago

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 week ago Tubman's Replacement of Jackson Highlights Currency Changes  New American1 week ago Harriet Tubman and Andrew Jackson: A $20 odd couple  CNN Money1 week ago The $20 terrorist  Before It's News4 days ago
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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 Post3 weeks ago In Push to End Human Trafficking, AG Healey Charges Five Individuals in Multiple Schemes to Exploit Vulnerable Women  Mass.gov3 weeks 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 Herald2 weeks ago How African Slavery Civilized Britain  Global Research1 month ago How African slavery civilised Britain  Zimbabwe Herald1 month ago

The hard fight over slavery isn't over today

Print Text smaller Text bigger There has never been an abolitionist movement to completely end slavery in the Islamic world, as Mohammed himself owned slaves. The U.S. State Department in 1993 estimated 90,000 Southern Sudanese were ...
 WorldNetDaily1 month ago End-slavery moot today  The Nation Pakistan1 month 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 News3 days 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.org5 days ago How liberals invented segregation: The real history of race, equality and our Founding Fathers  Salon1 week 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 Observer6 days ago
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A Bill Abolishing Slavery in the District of Columbia

Image courtesy of Library of Congress An abolitionist, John Bingham of Ohio served eight non-consecutive terms in the House. A lawyer by trade, Bingham was named a special judge advocate in the trial of the conspirators against the life of ...
 Office Of the Clerk3 weeks ago The Ordinance of 1784  Office Of the Clerk1 week ago
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246 years a slave

The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition By Manisha Sinha, Yale University Press, 784 pages, $37.50 Without question, the most important liberation movement in American history was the long struggle against slavery. Abolition established the ...
 Gulf News1 month ago
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