Tagged “Southern Slavery As It Was”

Ira Berlin, 1941–2018

Moscow-Pullman Daily News, November 8, 2003

“All of the evidence that we have is that the slaves were extremely unhappy. The vast majority of the slaves wanted out and when they had the chance they got out.” —IRA BERLIN, award-winning author and professor at the University of Maryland Continue reading

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 |

The Life of Martin Jackson: A Mother’s Day Post

drowning

“My mother was drowned years before when I was a little boy. I only remember her after she was dead. I can take you to the spot in the river today where she was drowned. She drowned herself. I never knew the reason behind it, but it was said she started to lose her mind and preferred death to that.” Continue reading

Sunday, May 13, 2018 |

The Federal Division Part 6

“Shew Me a Token”

Death—Athanasius—Wilson

“Athanasius is not against the entire Christian world now (contra mundum) precisely because he was willing to be in that position then.” —Douglas Wilson Continue reading

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 | 6

CIA: “Black Dispatches”

A runaway slave saved the day

CIA — Central Intelligence Agency

On this day in 1863, the three-day Battle of Gettysburg began. Robert E. Lee planned to invade the North and bring the war to a quick end. If he had succeeded, the South might have won and if the Confederacy had its way, blacks would still live in perpetual slavery to the master class. Because the Bible says so. Continue reading

Friday, July 1, 2016 | 3