If she ever felt like punching a Nazi, it’s only a short walk from 30 Rockerfeller Plaza over to 1211 6th Avenue.
This is why people have been promoting changes in how slavery, racism, and Black history are covered in US history classes…
Holy shit. Some of the stuff in those texts. The “slaves loved their masters like family” stuff is very familiar to me, since I grew up in Alabama (though I honestly can recall a couple of my teachers saying that while the sentiment may have been true in some instances, it almost certainly was not reality for most slaves - pretty progressive for a white teacher in the state that styles itself “the heart of dixie”).
It takes a critical eye and a long time to pull away from that kind of thing - a skill and resource seldom provided to American students.
Thank heaven for Michael Harriot.
Amazing and hard and full of details I had no idea of:
I learned a lot.
That’s a great piece… I posted it over in the magical history thread, too. I almost posted it here, but it should be in both.
Because it is getting buried in all the election news
The Dalian Atkinson case was bad enough before I saw this.
I always put this video up to remind people of who Dalian Atkinson was.
End the death penalty.