Juneteenth: Where to honor the end of slavery - CNN.com
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June 19, 2013 (CNN) -- Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger of the Union Army announced to the assembled crowd at Ashton Villa in Galveston, Texas, "In accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free." It was June 19, 1865. Never mind ...
New Albany celebrates end of slavery during inaugural Juneteenth festival » Recent Local News » News and Tribune
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June 19, 2013 Nestled underneath the canopy of the New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater, children listened to Ann Carruthers as she spoke about an event that occurred almost 150 years ago. June 19, 1865, is a date that holds not only historical significance ...
Singer Lauryn Hill Blames Slavery for Her Failure to Pay $1 Million in Taxes
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May 8, 2013 Every now and then, some celebrity gets caught breaking the law and counts on his or her fame in getting off the hook, no matter how lame an excuse that's given. That was the case with Grammy Award-winning hip hop singer Lauryn Hill, who in federal ...
Touré Savages LL Cool J Over ‘Accidental Racist’ Song: ‘No, I’m Not Going To Forget’ Slavery
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April 10, 2013 MSNBC host Touré tore into both artists LL Cool J and Brad Paisley over the release of their lighthearted duet “Accidental Racist,” which tackled persistent racial tensions through song. Touré, an experienced music critic as well as an outspoken expert ...
WATCH: Todd Akin Says Abortion Is More "Un-American" Than Slavery
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August 20, 2012 On January 22, 2008, Todd Akin addressed the House of Representatives with a long speech condemning abortion. In his speech, he drew comparisons between abortion and slavery — even going so far as to suggest that abortion is fundamentally more ...
Dan Savage Says Bible is Pro-Slavery, Right Goes Ballistic
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April 30, 2012 by Paul Canning The anti-bullying activist Dan Savage ('It Gets Better') is the subject of massive right-wing media criticism because he called those who use the Bible to denounce gays “hypocrites.” He gave a speech two weeks ago, which you can watch ...
CNN reporter on covering modern-day slavery in Mauritania: 'We had to do much ...
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March 27, 2012 27, 2012 12:04 pm CNN's John Sutter and Edythe McNamee spent nearly a year trying to gain entry into Mauritania, where 10 to 20 percent of the population is still enslaved. Their project, Slavery's Last Stronghold, shows the effects slavery has had ...
Slavery's Last Stronghold: CNN Digital Investigates Slavery in Mauritania
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March 20, 2012 To shine a light on the practice of slavery in the country of Mauritania, CNN Digital has rolled out its first ever 'virtual magazine,' a powerful storytelling format that fuses video, text, photography and interactive components.
Slavery's last stronghold
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March 18, 2012 The usually stoic mother -- whose jet-black eyes and cardboard hands carry decades of sadness -- wept when she saw her child's lifeless face, eyes open and covered in ants, resting in the orange sands of the Mauritanian desert.
Slavery's last stronghold
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March 17, 2012 Mauritania's endless sea of sand dunes hides an open secret: An estimated 10% to 20% of the population lives in slavery. But as one woman's journey shows, the first step toward freedom is realizing you're enslaved. Story John D. Sutter Photography and ...
'Slavery by Another Name' Relays the Forgotton Stories of Post-Civil War Slaves
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February 13, 2012 A new PBS documentary called "Slavery by Another Name" tells the story of the adapted forced labor practices that helped extend slavery long after the end of the Civil War. Gwen Ifill speaks with Douglas Blackmon, the film's co-executive producer, ...
Film Reveals "Slavery" Persisted After Civil War
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February 13, 2012 Most history books teach that slavery in the US ended with the Civil War, but a new documentary airing on PBS challenges that. The film, Slavery By Another Name, explores a system of forced labor that brutalized many black Southerners up to World War ...
My View: Black History Month: Remembering heroes of Civil War, anti-slavery ...
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February 13, 2012 This past year marked the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's beginning. Events, lectures and conferences have been held or planned, battle re-enactments staged and articles published. And though much has been made of the heroic efforts and tensions ...
Will Abraham Lincoln Film Depict Truth Behind Slavery?
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December 1, 2011 Two-time Oscar winner Daniel Day Lewis will play the 16th President in the upcoming film Lincoln, directed by Steven Spielberg. But will slavery be depicted truthfully? Anyone familiar with Lewis's acting knows he will give no less than a top-notch ...
PETA sues SeaWorld for Shamu slavery
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November 4, 2011 By Dillon Jacobsen Fellow USD students, San Diegans and tourists, get ready to say good-bye to Shamu. PETA is at it again. One of the effects of living in San Diego is being graced with the presence of tourists all year round. The beautiful weather ...
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