September 1, 2014

Saturday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

Samuel Sharpe, leader of the Baptist War (PHOTO: Barrington Watson)

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   THE BAPTIST WAR Jamaica … [Read more...]

Friday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

African American slave being burned at the stake after New York Conspiracy of 1741 (PHOTO: Wikipedia))

HAPPY FRIDAY, PRAGOBOTS!   THE NEW YORK CONSPIRACY OF 1741 … [Read more...]

Thursday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

Artist depiction of Madison Washington (Photo: NewsOne.com)

GOOD MORNING, P.O.U.!   THE CREOLE SHIP MUTINY   … [Read more...]

Wednesday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

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HAPPY HUMP DAY, PRAGOBOTS!   GASPAR YANGA'S REVOLT Veracruz, Mexico … [Read more...]

Tuesday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

(Photo:  Maurice Thompson, The Story of Louisiana, (Boston: D. Lothrop Co., 1888)

The New York Public Library, Humanities and Social Sciences Library, Milstein Division)

GOOD MORNING P.O.U.!   1811 GERMAN COAST UPRISING Louisiana … [Read more...]

Monday Open Thread: Slave Rebellions

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GOOD MONDAY MORNING, P.O.U.!   This week's series will be devoted to Slave Rebellions.   THE STONO REBELLION South Carolina … [Read more...]

Saturday Open Thread: Lies My Teacher Told Me

This week's threads highlighted the myths that have been told to you in school or are still taught to the general public. These threads just barely scratch the surface. Our history is very whitewashed. History is always written in the perspective of … [Read more...]