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Freedom Groups Sets Underground Railroad Tour; Chicago to Cincinnati

Released by Mia HenryFreedom Lifted, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Travel Tour Set for March 30 – 31, We are pleased to announce a new weekend tour from Chicago to Cincinnati to visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. In addition to a tour of this incredible national treasure, participants will visit the home […]

New Civil Rights Book With Diversity Themes Focuses On Respect and Black Women

Fannie Lou Hamer of Ruleville, Mississippi — known for her gospel singing and bravery during the modern civil rights movement. (This photo may be subject to copyright.) (From Civil Rights Cold Cases: Keep Digging, David Person, USA Today) …Maybe it’s because from the days of [enslavement] up to and beyond the 1944 rape of RecyTaylor, black […]

Life Under Slavery: Autobiographies of Three American Slaves

Life Under Slavery: Autobiographies of Three American Slaves Ebook Price: $9.99 USD. 153390 words. Non-Fiction by Lenny Flank on November 10, 2009 Autoibiographies of three pre-Civil War African-American slaves.”Northerners know nothing at all about Slavery. They think it is perpetual bondage only. They have no conception of the depth of degradation involved in that word, […]

Some Civil Rights History …

The Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in the southern states on January 1, 1863. President Abraham Lincoln issued the Proclamation as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared “that all persons held as slaves” within the rebellious states “are, and henceforward shall be free.” You can read more about this […]