4 Reasons Why the US Police Force Is an Extension of Slavery and White Supremacy (That You Were Probably Never Taught)

4 Reasons Why the US Police Force Is an Extension of Slavery and White Supremacy (That You Were Probably Never Taught) by Vanessa Rochelle Lewis A very good article that speaks on 4 topics: The Police Were Tools Used to Protect the Institution of Slavery The Police Were Used to Enforce Black Code/Vagrancy/Jim Crow Laws … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why the US Police Force Is an Extension of Slavery and White Supremacy (That You Were Probably Never Taught)

A Brief History of Slavery and the Origins of American Policing

A Brief History of Slavery and the Origins of American Policing by Victor E. Kappeler, Ph.D. A very good overview of the connection between slavery and the development of the American police department. We need to understand His-story or else we are doomed to repeat it. We must protect ourselves from those institutions that are … Continue reading A Brief History of Slavery and the Origins of American Policing

African-American history of agriculture in the United States

African-American history of agriculture in the United States by Wikipedia The role of African Americans in the agricultural history of the United States was extremely important, and given that the majority of blacks were employed in agriculture in the United States particularly during the 19th and early 20th century, represents a major part of their … Continue reading African-American history of agriculture in the United States