Category Archives: African American History

Guarantor of Freedom -‘Leased Freedom’

In a course of an in depth research for writing a book I discovered a common practice I had never heard of. The system had many unknown nooks, that are just now seeing the light of day. It was indeed … Continue reading

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Sally St. Clair or Clare- An African American Woman. A Revolutionary War Solider.

Anyone who has been following my blog knows I look for events and people who history has overlooked moreso than those history rave over to blog about. I find many of these stories very interesting to write about. I found … Continue reading

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Rachel Hightower~author of “Girl Child In The UnPromised Land”- contact information

Some of you asked me about getting in touch with Ms. Hightower. I can’t give you her email addy, so, here’s the URL to her blog. There’s a way to get in touch with her on it. https://rachelhightowerbooks.blogspot.com/

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19 African Americans families purchase 97 acres of land to create safe city for Black people. They named the town “Freedom”

Shortly after the Civil War ended many African Americans found towns sprang up all over the country and was named, “Freedom”. The same name was selected by the residents of a newly established area established between Atlanta and Augusta Georgia. … Continue reading

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Cleopatra was not the Last Pharaoh. She was the Last Ptolemaic Pharaoh.

Some years ago, I discovered that traditional history lied to us about the line of the Pharaohs dying out with Cleopatra. It didn’t. The red and white pieces of the pharaoh’s crown meant something the rest of the world didn’t … Continue reading

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A former slave named Salem Poor rallies the American militia fighters at Bunker Hill

A former slave named Salem Poor rallies American Minute Men at Bunker Hill. Born a slave in the late 1740s, Salem Poor managed to buy his freedom in 1769 for 27 pounds, which represented a year’s salary for the typical … Continue reading

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We all know about the stockades and the letters sewn on clothing, but not many know about the ‘scold’s bridle’ or ‘branks’ used on uncontrollable women.

When writing and sitting novels in certain eras and one want to remain authentic to the time period and its customs you will find that some of the practices were very demeaning, dehumanizing, and plain old cruel. The scarlet letter … Continue reading

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Is Time Travel Real?

I’m not one to keep up with celebrities for there are too many. I write about time travelĀ  in several novels I takes it to be fictional. But the startling resemble between a celerity named Idris Elba and the unknown … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Passed.

When we think of people who made a real contribution to the betterment of America, John Lewis came to mind. There isn’t a person in America whom the Civil Right Movement didn’t affect. Mr. Lewis was at The Selma to … Continue reading

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