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Abraham Lincoln ‘Wanted To Deport Black People’ To New Colonies

AFRICANGLOBE - Phillip Magness and Sebastian Page, the authors of Colonization After Emancipation: Lincoln And The Movement For Black Resettlement, discovered documents in the National Archives that will significantly alter Abraham Lincoln's legacy. They found an order from Mr. Lincoln in June 1863 authorising a British colonial agent, John Hodge, to recruit freed slaves to be sent to colonies in what are now the countries of Guyana and Belize.

The Republican Party: History Of Conservatives And Racism In America

AFRICANGLOBE - Prior to the Civil War the Republican Party was made up of big business interests and Northern aristocrats, and the Democratic Party was made up of Dixiecrats and Southern agrarian interests - farmers and slave owners. Thus, the Republicans were progressive liberals and the Democrats, or Dixiecrats, were Southern conservative slave owners.