slavery

Would Slavery Have Ended Sooner if the British Had Defeated the Colonists’ Bid for Independence?

by Keith Brooks

By the evidence of their actions, most Blacks wanted the British to defeat their white settler masters. Most Native Americans, too. The British had prohibited settlement west of the Appalachian mountains, and showed some signs of moving towards abolition of slavery. “While 5000 mainly free black people from northern colonies joined with the colonists' fight for independence, tens of thousands more enslaved black people joined with the British.”

The Fugitive Slave Act of 2015

by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo

The Black female mayor of the nation’s capital wants to launch a dragnet against ex-offenders in the community, targeting them for search and bodily seizure on the streets or in their homes, any time of day or night. Muriel Bowser’s draconian measure “would bring back the repressive and racist 18th Century notion that “once a ‘slave,’ always a ‘slave.’”

The Only Issue in 2016 – the Legacy of 1776

by Dr. T. P. Wilkinson

The clowns are gathering for the circus that tours the U.S. every four years. There will be sideshows aplenty, but the central theme of the extravaganza – its sacred core – is worship of the right to private property, including the human kind, “the biblical ecumenical movement that has kept white supremacy strong, healthy and unrepentantly racist since the Founding Oligarchs.”

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