Walter Moses Burton was recognized as being the first Black elected sheriff in the United States. He also served four terms as a State Senator in Texas. Burton was born in slavery in North Carolina onWalter Moses Burton was recognized as being the first Black elected sheriff in the United States. He also served four terms as a State Senator in Texas. Burton was born in slavery in North Carolina on August 9, 1840. He was brought to Texas from North Carolina in 1850, enslaved by a planter…

Walter Moses Burton was recognized as being the first Black elected sheriff in the United States. He also served four terms as a State Senator in Texas. Burton was born in slavery in North Carolina onWalter Moses Burton was recognized as being the first Black elected sheriff in the United States. He also served four terms as a State Senator in Texas. Burton was born in slavery in North Carolina on August 9, 1840. He was brought to Texas from North Carolina in 1850, enslaved by a planter…

This is for the US, of course. Still, very interesting stats. I think I'll follow up with the sources for these stats. I'm very curious about those "other" categories.

Who are the victims?

California Introduces New Policies To Combat Child-Sex Trafficking

Anthony Bowen purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland and founded the…

Anthony Bowen, who purchased his own freedom from slavery in Maryland, founded the first YMCA chapter for Black Americans in This was one of the first organizations for Black Americans. Bowen was an abolitionist and advised President Lincoln to.

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past. This is amazing

Britain’s Biggest Secret - The Black Victorians. Who were the Black Victorians? Never before seen photos were uncovered, giving us over 200 images of glances into our past.

Obama Executive Order 13603 Authorizes Slavery In The US - Bobby Powell - Published on Aug 30, 2013 - Slavery is once more legal in the United States. In this episode of The Truth Is Viral, host Bob Powell reveals language buried deep inside Executive Order 13603, which Barack Obama signed into law on March 16th 2012 that gives the Federal gov't the legal authority to force any person into de facto slavery. [...]

Slavery is once more legal in the United States. In this episode of The Truth Is Viral, host Bob Powell reveals language buried deep inside Executive Order

John Brown ... advocated and practiced armed insurrection as a means to abolish slavery in the United States.  Executed in 1859, but his speeches at the trial captured national attention. Brown has been called "the most controversial of all 19th-century Americans" and "America's first domestic terrorist."

John Brown daguerreotype, On Oct. hoping to start an armed slave revolt, American abolitionist John Brown led a raid on the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia.

Fabrice Monteiro's Amazing Images of Brown. Fugitive Slaves In Slave Torture Devices

US Slaves - Never Forget! Fabrice Monteiro's Amazing Images of Fugitive Slaves In Slave Torture Devices: The Atlantic Slave Trade was the largest Forced migration in world history.

5 Things About Slavery You Probably Didn't Learn In Social Studies: A Short Guide To 'The Half Has Never Been Told'

5 Things About Slavery You Probably Didn't Learn In Social Studies: A Short Guide To 'The Half Has Never Been Told'

Three Abyssinian slaves in iron collars and chains circa Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

An incredibly comprehensive guide to the beautiful plantations along the river road, Louisiana. Use these ideas for planning a road trip in Louisiana that includes history and the beauty of the Old South.

Louisiana Plantations Guide: 12 Louisiana River Road Plantations

An incredibly comprehensive guide to the beautiful plantations along the river road, Louisiana. Use these ideas for planning a road trip in Louisiana that includes history and the beauty of the Old South. Travel in North America.

Slavery in the North  I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery  originally existed in northern states as well as southern.

Slavery in the North I totally disagree with this guy on some moral and political issues, but he's right about one thing: people forget that slavery originally existed in northern states as well as southern.

21 Things You Didn't Know About African-American Slave Narratives

21 Facts About African-American Slave Narratives

Four generations of a slave family on Smith’s Plantation, Beaufort, South Carolina, circa 1862 (Timothy H. O'Sullivan) Source: Library of Congress

Nation Built on Slavery & Racism

Slavery made America wealthy, and racist policies since have blocked African American wealth-building. Can we calculate the economic damage?

The man who was caged in a zoo In 1904, Ota Benga was kidnapped from Congo and taken to the US, where he was exhibited with monkeys. His appalling story reveals the roots of a racial prejudice that still haunts us...

The man who was caged in a zoo

The man who was caged in a zoo In Ota Benga was kidnapped from Congo and taken to the US, where he was exhibited with monkeys and his teeth were filed. His appalling story reveals the roots of a racial prejudice that still haunts us.

The frightening reality of human trafficking as faced by children in the US

Oh the tears rolling down my face! Stand up and be strong fight for freedom fight for saving innocent people from cruelty and cultural manipulation. We are the answer

Slavery in the United States - Children who were born to slaves began working as soon as they were able.

America's history of slavery - Children who were born to slaves began working as soon as they were able.

Private Cathay Williams was the only woman to serve in the U.S. Army as a Buffalo Soldier. On November 15, 1866 she enlisted in the Army as a man. Williams reversed her name William Cathay and lived as a male soldier and served until she was found out due to the last of many illnesses she suffered while serving. She is the only documented black woman known to have served in the Army during these times when enlisting women was prohibited.

Private Cathay Williams -The only documented black woman to serve in the Army when enlisting women was prohibited. Enlisted as a man, a Buffalo Soldier, and served until found out due to y illnesses she suffered while serving.

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