Today in Black History, 1/4/2014 - Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American registered nurse in the United States. For more info, check out today's blog!

Today in Black History, 1/4/2014 - Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American registered nurse in the United States. For more info, check out today's blog!

Survivors of the Slave Ship Wanderer: (L-R) Romeo, Ward Lee, Tucker Henderson. The captives aboard the slave ship Wanderer, which landed on the south end of Jekyll Island, Georgia in 1858. The Wanderer’s owner, Charles Lamar, had secretly smuggled these Congo-born African Americans into this country and violated the laws against slave importation which had been in effect for many years, making them some of the last captured humans pressed into slavery in the USA.

Survivors of the Slave Ship Wanderer: (L-R) Romeo, Ward Lee, Tucker Henderson. The captives aboard the slave ship Wanderer, which landed on the south end of Jekyll Island, Georgia in 1858. The Wanderer’s owner, Charles Lamar, had secretly smuggled these Congo-born African Americans into this country and violated the laws against slave importation which had been in effect for many years, making them some of the last captured humans pressed into slavery in the USA.

This photograph is capturing and recording history from the Civil Rights Movement. The picture is depicting police brutality. Is it up to the photographer to save the person from being beaten or for them to document the event so they may share the image and impact other people? http://photos.state.gov/galleries/usinfo-photo/39/civil_rights_07/

This photograph is capturing and recording history from the Civil Rights Movement. The picture is depicting police brutality. Is it up to the photographer to save the person from being beaten or for them to document the event so they may share the image and impact other people? http://photos.state.gov/galleries/usinfo-photo/39/civil_rights_07/

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.

Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than seventy years after being freed

The last faces of American slavery: Stunning pictures of men and women who were born into slavery and photographed more than 70 years after being freed.

Civil Rights...POWERFUL PIC! love that the white man in the middle is standing up for what he believes in!

I am a man

Civil Rights...POWERFUL PIC! love that the white man in the middle is standing up for what he believes in!

"Gordon, a whipped Mississippi slave, photo taken at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863; the guilty overseer was fired."

"Gordon, a whipped Mississippi slave, photo taken at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863; the guilty overseer was fired."

Holocaust Haggadah:  Denmark in the Holocaust - The nation in question was imagined in civic terms rather than ethnic terms.   >Einstein on the Abrahamic idolatries: The worship of false gods such as Yahweh is not only “unworthy but also fatal", with "incalculable harm to human progress." > >   Jesus or Jefferson: whose laws are best for the USA? Holy Heretic poll: http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/jesus-or-jefferson-whose-laws-are-best-for-the-usa/question-2547153/

One Country Saved Its Jews. Were They Just Better People?

Holocaust Haggadah: Denmark in the Holocaust - The nation in question was imagined in civic terms rather than ethnic terms. >Einstein on the Abrahamic idolatries: The worship of false gods such as Yahweh is not only “unworthy but also fatal", with "incalculable harm to human progress." > > Jesus or Jefferson: whose laws are best for the USA? Holy Heretic poll: http://www.sodahead.com/united-states/jesus-or-jefferson-whose-laws-are-best-for-the-usa/question-2547153/

US Slave the demeaning collar around his neck was most likely because he was a runner ..making it harder to escape ..bells were often attached as well  so he could be heard where ever he was

US Slave the demeaning collar around his neck was most likely because he was a runner ..making it harder to escape ..bells were often attached as well so he could be heard where ever he was

Blacks kidnapped from their homes in Africa, were dragged in chains and loaded onto slave ships. Tens of millions of enslaved Africans died before reaching America. Conditions were terrible on these slave ships; and yet those who survived the long voyage were sold to plantation owners for lifelong servitude.

Blacks kidnapped from their homes in Africa, were dragged in chains and loaded onto slave ships. Tens of millions of enslaved Africans died before reaching America. Conditions were terrible on these slave ships; and yet those who survived the long voyage were sold to plantation owners for lifelong servitude.

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