The “N-Word” and What It Meant To Our #Ancestors

JP LOGAN The N-Word

Those whom the law defined as property recounted various unique human experiences — their daily horrors and monotonies, how they freed themselves or learned of their emancipation, the surge of exhilaration upon securing freedom, and how they endured life on the edges of a white supremacist society in the decades thereafter. “If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it” As I pored over the narratives, I was struck less by their experiences, as heartrending as they were, than by how their experiences sculpted…

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#July4th #IndependenceDay #History #MillionaireMindJPLOGAN #KGBN

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THE BIRTH OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE When the initial battles in the Revolutionary War broke out in April 1775, few colonists desired complete independence from Great Britain, and those who did were considered radical. By the middle of the following year, however, many more colonists had come to favor independence, thanks to growing hostility against Britain and the spread of revolutionary sentiments such as those expressed in Thomas Paine’s bestselling pamphlet “Common Sense,” published in early 1776. On June 7, when the Continental Congress met at the Pennsylvania State House (later Independence…

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Photos from today’s tragedy

A woman leans on a man as she weeps outside a building set up to counsel family members affected by a shooting nearby at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, December 14, 2012. A heavily armed gunman opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, killing 26 people including 20 children in the latest in a series of shooting rampages across the United States this year, U.S. media reported. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Photos from today’s tragedy  

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