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Commenting on his photography 4 the Black Panther Movement in the UK, photographer Neil Kenlock recalls “Pple were calling us all sorts of names in the streets & painting graffiti everywhere. In school, there was no black history...If you asked the teachers where black people came from, they would say: ‘Somewhere in Africa, up a tree,’ & that’s it. So w/ the Black Panther movement we had educational classes, public meeting & lectures."

Commenting on his photography 4 the Black Panther Movement in the UK, photographer Neil Kenlock recalls “Pple were calling us all sorts of names in the streets & painting graffiti everywhere. In school, there was no black history...If you asked the teachers where black people came from, they would say: ‘Somewhere in Africa, up a tree,’ & that’s it. So w/ the Black Panther movement we had educational classes, public meeting & lectures."

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.

Conversely, immigration-induced changes in labour market incentives for educational attainment could have the opposite effect, as could the presence in the classroom of children of skilled immigrants.

Conversely, immigration-induced changes in labour market incentives for educational attainment could have the opposite effect, as could the presence in the classroom of children of skilled immigrants.

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 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...

Sonia Sanchez.   "All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, ‘Something’s wrong, let’s change it for the better.’ That’s what my life has really been about."

Sonia Sanchez. "All poets, all writers are political. They either maintain the status quo, or they say, ‘Something’s wrong, let’s change it for the better.’ That’s what my life has really been about."

Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the US  Our Help Wanted Initiative addresses the recruitment and hiring practices of workers in all supply chains. Learn more: http://www.verite.org/fair-hiring-toolkit

Hidden Slaves: Forced Labor in the US Our Help Wanted Initiative addresses the recruitment and hiring practices of workers in all supply chains. Learn more: http://www.verite.org/fair-hiring-toolkit

Interesting read about slavery in the US.  At first glance the article looks as though it is debunking myths so as to minimize slavery, but read on and you understand the author's intent.

Interesting read about slavery in the US. At first glance the article looks as though it is debunking myths so as to minimize slavery, but read on and you understand the author's intent.

black people in Victorian Britain - Eleanor Xiniwe, The African Choir. London Stereoscopic Company, 1891.

black people in Victorian Britain - Eleanor Xiniwe, The African Choir. London Stereoscopic Company, 1891.