Take that people who use the excuse "it's our heritage" (because first off, if you're really saying that, you're saying you're proud to be descended from people who committed treason and went to war because they were told that they can't own another human being anymore)
Was a change, however the act was only a step in the right direction and was a watershed moment as after this many more laws were passed; also showed that King's leadership and patience had achieved something and this was a great inspiration to many.
#MalcolmX #oppression It's still happening... A few examples: http://stopwar.org.uk/campaigns/islamophobia A discussion of the terrorism propaganda that has been used to justify wars of aggression in the name of a so-called democracy, &that has been painting victims as criminals, another example is given by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg who talks about the unjustified, criminal wars in Vietnam and Irak. www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyKIb3f1qk8 Another example…
This 1643 woodcut shows a witch apparently surfing on a plank across the River Kennet at Newbury. Shot at by Parliamentarian soldiers, she reportedly caught and ate the musket balls, until finally being brought down. Witches, having rejected baptism (as the demonologists saw it) could not sink in water, which rejected them. Hence their ability to sail in sieves (News from Scotland), and the notorious swimming test promoted by the 1613 pamphlet, Witches Apprehended, Examined and Executed.