Sniffing the Past is pleased to present its second guest contribution. David Doddington sheds light on the history of dogs and slavery, drawing heavily primary source material. In the “Peculiar Institution” of slavery that solidified in the Southern States of America over the course of the nineteenth century, the enslaved population was often forced to
Not too long ago, 2-year-old Lane Graves was attacked and killed by an alligator in central Florida. We should all mourn the death of this innocent child. And empathize with a family whose grief will no doubt be punishing and eternal. As a father, it hurts to even imagine. My thoughts are with that family.
The Shout at a Prayer Meeting, Georgia, Charles Stearns, The Black Man of the South (New York, 1872) The very first negro spirituals were inspired by African music even if the tunes were not far from those of hymns. Some of them, which were called “shouts” were accompanied with typical dancing including hand clapping & foot
Did you know that during slavery the slave holders would buy male slaves to engage in forced homosexual sex acts? These male slaves were purchase based entirely on the prerequisite of them possessing a large penis. Black men were routinely raped by their gay slave owners. The process was known as “breaking the buck.” It
If you agree with Kanye West and believe slaves had a choice, then that solidifies the fact that Black people have no business whatsoever complaining about racism or white supremacy now. Why? Because that means you even have more of a choice now! It is important to know the history of blacks in America.it is
The human organism is an organic super computer that has natural receptors with specific functions that allows the Youniverse to communicate and connect to itcellf so it can express itcellf most efficiently. If humanity as a whole realized and respected this we would let our being grow as it naturally wants to and as a
The history before slavery 101.edited collaboration of videos teaching history before slavery. Learn about when Black people ruled of Egypt and all of Africa. Learn about the kings and queens of Africa that are never mentioned. First time black history watchers should please watch 15 min at a time first 23 min is slow but
Alligator bait, also known as gator bait, was the practice of using infant black children as bait to lure alligators. It was done by white men during slavery in Florida and Louisiana, and other parts of the American South. In 1923 ‘Time magazine’ carried this story: From Chipley, Fla., it was reported that colored babies