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Despite the disappointments that followed, the anniversary of the election of Hiram Revels as the first African-American senator remains worthy of celebration as a significant moment in the continuing effort to purge this nation of the legacy of slavery

As a nationwide push to diversify colleges continues, university presidents — who remain overwhelmingly white and male — are learning anew that analogies about race and slavery are inadvisable.

Misinformation continues to be taught in public schools about slavery’s legacy. We asked historians to debunk the biggest myths.

Despite the disappointments that followed, the anniversary of the election of Hiram Revels as the first African-American senator remains worthy of celebration as a significant moment in the continuing effort to purge this nation of the legacy of slavery

Looking back at Toronto’s historic anti-slavery convention of 1851 by @jbcurio  #BHM  #TOhistory 

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The group, which grew out of the hashtag #ADOS , believes among other things that there should be set-asides for American Descendants of Slavery only.

Senator and Vice President Henry Wilson of Massachusetts, whose opposition to slavery drove him to enter politics, was born #OTD  in 1812

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Slavery was a harsh and painful reality. Perhaps reminding us of that reality should itself be hurtful and painful in some form.

The academics bidding to free economics from the slavery of false models speak to @russ_lynch 

The Whip review – political drama exposes cost of abolishing slavery

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Atty Gen Barr says human trafficking is "modern day slavery." Says the issue is "a top priority of the whole Administration." Pledges that the @TheJusticeDept  "will do all in its power to bring human traffickers to justice."

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This African braiding technique was created by our ancestors to help prevent hunger during slavery:

Slavery is an evil of Colossal magnitude & I am utterly averse to the admission of slavery into the Missouri Territories. It being among my first wishes to see some plan adopted by which slavery in this country may be abolished by law.” John Adams, founding father, 2nd POTUS

Look at the bright side, l could be saying slavery was a choice.

Many factors contributed to the Civil War. One caused it: slavery.

For the record: “Slavery” is the opposite of choice. “Ignorance” is the real choice.

kanye saying that he wants the 13th amendment (which abolished slavery) to be repealed and for america to stop outsourcing labor... from a private jet while wearing a trump hat and decked out in yeezy (made in china)... is too much confusion for me

Slavery, racism, torture, rape, treason and sedition are all worse.

1 word answer: Slavery. Longer: When Andrew Jackson died in 1845 (16 yrs before the Civil War began), he owned 150 men, women and children.

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