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Stop Calling My People ‘Slaves’

Was Mr. Will Adams a ‘slave’ or was he a man who had been ‘enslaved’? (Project Gutenberg)

First, I need to give a shout-out to the LGBTQIA community. They have taught the world a very valuable lesson about the power of names; more specifically the power of any group to name itself. It does not matter how many jokes get made about the initials they have chosen and the identities those initials represent, that community has forced a necessary conversation and taken control of the narrative. I am no historian on gay rights…




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Part One: From Slaves in Africa to Slaves From Africa