Tag "Slavery"

Slaves and freemen lived in shadows of Salem

    Slaves and freemen lived in shadows of Salem

It is impossible to tell the Salem’s story without the narratives of enslaved blacks and freemen like Peter Oliver, Johann Samuel and countless others.

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Commentary: Un-making a contented slave

    Commentary: Un-making a contented slave

Angelo C. Louw Guest Columnist “I have observed this in my experience of slavery, –that whenever my condition was improved, instead of its increasing my contentment, it only increased my

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Book provides tales of Black History

    Book provides  tales of Black History

BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER  FOR THE CHRONICLE There’s so much you wish you’d kept. Of course, you never thought of that when things were thrown out: your grandmother’s favorite skirt, a

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‘13th’ sparks powerful conversation at WSSU

    ‘13th’ sparks powerful conversation at WSSU

Photo by Tevin Stinson BY TEVIN STINSON  THE CHRONICLE  Technically, slavery in the United States ended well over 100 years ago, but, if you look at the prison population and

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Commentary: Whiteness and the “Other”

    Commentary: Whiteness and the “Other”

Winslow Myers Guest Columnist “If you want to be part of the solution, the road ahead is clear: Recognize you’re

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Free black man masters making furniture during time of slavery

    Free black man masters making furniture during time of slavery

Photo by Eric Blevins Pieces from the Thomas Day Collection in the N.C. Museum of History, Raleigh, are shown. BY

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Commentary – Stop the trivialization and preservation of slavery and racism

    Commentary – Stop the trivialization and preservation of slavery and racism

File Photo Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. – Guest Columnist As one of the co-founders of the evolving environmental justice

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Historic enslaved potter Peter Oliver of Old Salem has an enduring legacy

    Historic enslaved potter Peter Oliver of Old Salem has an enduring legacy

Peter Oliver’s dramatic story of being a local Moravian slave who learned pottery and purchased his own freedom is still

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Column: A tale of two cynics: Obama, Harvey share views on slavery

    Column: A tale of two cynics: Obama, Harvey share views on slavery

By Bill Turner, Guest  Columnist President Obama and popular game show host Steve Harvey both spoke briefly, but profoundly, recently about

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Author tells story of her family and black Bethania in new book

    Author tells story of her family and black Bethania in new book

(pictured above:  Photo fromAfrican-American Sons & Daughters of Bethania, N.C. This vintage photo shows students at Cedar Grove School.) Priscilla

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