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The Hidden Story Of The Underground Railroad

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AFRICANGLOBE - In March 1849, Henry Brown, an enslaved tobacco worker in Richmond, Va., escaped to the North in dramatic fashion. Aided by a white friend, he was put inside a small crate that was shipped to Philadelphia.

Africa Calls for a Return to Basics, Pan-Africanism

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AFRICANGLOBE - There was a time when talking about Pan-Africanism had become so old and retrogressive. This was a time when everybody was becoming Eurocentric; when Afrocentrism was, just as was the case with everything African, shunned upon.

Fact: America Never Really Ended Slavery

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AFRICANGLOBE - The 13th Amendment states, “involuntary servitude and slavery is abolished except for those duly convicted of a crime.” The “exception clause” leaves slavery still in effect for those convicted of crimes. Today America, with 5% of the world’s population, has 25% of the world’s prisoners.
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