Tag: Slavery

Child Mistress: Epic Negotiations of Sally Hemings to Secure her Children with Thomas Jefferson Freedoms

Sally Hemings was just a toddler, born into slavery in Virginia when she knew of Thomas Jefferson. Years later, in Paris, where she was free as a fourteen year old, she would pull off a epic negotiation with a much older seasoned statesman, who wrote the Declaration of Independence, and then would later become the…

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Reparations in Modern Day America

Black Lives Matter protests are still raging across the United States, and the world.  After the Death of George Floyd, everyone knew something had to be done against police brutality, against the core of racism in this country.  But it goes much further than that.  All across the country, the murmur of reparations for Black…

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Who Built the Pyramids?

By Brian Lancaster Did Charlton Heston really build the Great Pyramids of Giza while shirtless, glistening, and getting whipped? The Ten Commandments movie (1956) was set during the reign of Ramses II, long after the pyramids were built. The slaves weren’t building the pyramids in the movie, but the film has certainly contributed to the…

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