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US Slave: Slave Tortures: The Mask, Scold's Bridle, or Brank

Slave Mask: Thomas Branagan, The Penitential Tyrant; or, slave trader reformed (New York,

Another photo of the "Scold’s Bridle," a gruesome mask used as punishment for "rude, clamorous woman," who are considered to be spending too much gossiping or quarreling in the Medieval times. It came complete with a bell on top, no less: The custom developed in Britain in the 1500s, and spread to some other European countries, including Germany. When wearing the mask it was impossible to speak.

the "Scold’s Bridle," a gruesome mask used as punishment for "rude, clamorous woman," The custom developed in Britain in the and spread to some other European countries, including Germany.Try this today in the above mentioned countries!

An Iron Bridle for a Scold's Tongue.

An Iron Bridle for a Scold's Tongue. Illustration for The Romance of the Nation edited by Charles Ray (Amalgamated Press, c - Licences available from

Escrava Anastácia, or Anastácia the slave, was an 18th century Brazilian slave. She suffered a brutal existence because she refused to give in to the sexual desires of her master. Much of her life is the subject of folklore and is sometimes depicted with blue eyes. A woman of great beauty, she was muzzled with a mask and often suffered in silence. Today, throughout Brazil, many women wear the mask in public displays in honor of Anastácia as a sysmbol of resistance.

: A female slave of Brazilian/ African descent who(m) was so beautiful her naturally curly hair was shaved in an act to diminish het beauty.

Nothing new family, but the power of knowledge can stop these cycles of abuse…

This is what happens when you don't know your history! Don't perpetuate these degrading behaviors, educate yourself!

Mary Surratt, 42, proprietor of a Maryland tavern and a Washington boarding house that served as meeting places and safe houses for Confederate spies and couriers. She was found guilty for her part in Lincoln's assassination.  Pictured: Mary Surratt, the first woman ever put to death by the Federal Government.

Mary Surratt, proprietor of a Maryland tavern and a Washington boarding house that served as meeting places and safe houses for Confederate spies and couriers. She was found guilty for her part in Lincoln's assassination.

So what is your TRUE religion, language & God? What was kept from you? You are the "chosen" children of Israel. Hebrew Israelites.

So what is your TRUE religion, language & God? You are the "chosen" children of Israel.

Black Voyage-Eyewitness Accounts of the Atlantic Slave Trade, by Alexander Falconbridge  African Slave Trade, 1788

Black Voyage-Eyewitness Accounts of the Atlantic Slave Trade, by Alexander Falconbridge African Slave Trade, 1788

US Slaves - Fabrice Monteiro's Amazing Images of Fugitive Slaves In Slave Torture Devices: The Atlantic Slave Trade was the largest Forced migration in world history.

During the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade. The White people made the Slave were these things. Crimes against the REAL black Hebrew Israelites of the bible, the black slaves. Fugitive Slaves In Slave Torture Devices.

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