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the civil war: Mira Jacob @mirajacob Two things I didn't know until I was yesterday years old: 1) Memorial Day was started by African Americans honoring fallen Union solders 2) The Statue of Liberty was gifted to America to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants. Erasure is real, you all. But that part we knew. 7:28 AM May 27, 2019 Twitter for iPhone 37.2K Likes 12.2K Retweets valquainton: ms-demeanor: ms-demeanor: the-barista-who-became-a-rabbit: meganphntmgrl: panic-boy-21: blckrapunzel: laughingacademy: interficio-vos: thatpettyblackgirl: The White Wash is real. One of the Earliest Memorial Day Ceremonies Was Held by Freed Slaves The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants, its new museum recounts Just wait until you google what the original Statue of Liberty(that got refused by America)looked like For those of you who don’t want to look it up yourselves: Lady Liberty is a black woman. Guys, this has been thoroughly debunked since 2000, and it does the statue on the left there a huge disservice to treat her as an unwanted copy. That’s Lady Liberty of St. Maarten, an homage from 2007 (post-dating the debunking, even) that was dedicated to the anniversary of the ending of slavery there: The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor is a representation of Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, with bonus American iconography: HOWEVER: Lady Liberty in New York is not based on a white woman, either.  She’s a Muslim Arab woman, at least in terms of the modeling of her face. Her face was reused from an abandoned project to build a colossal statue of a modern Egyptian Arab peasant woman near the Suez Canal (as verified by the Smithsonian, no less). While she wasn’t originally dedicated specifically for immigrants, the poem “The New Colossus” was added specifically because of the position she occupied in the harbor and the symbolic visual power she would have to immigrants coming in. The author, Emma Lazarus, was Jewish. It’s important to fight back on the whitewashing of history, because it happens left and right, but it shouldn’t happen at the cost of misinformation that treats Lady Liberty of St. Maarten as an unwanted prototype rather than a powerful monument in her own right and, ironically, claims that she’s now a white woman when she’s not while also ignoring the powerful influence of the Jewish-American community on the final version. Geez, I’m really tired of people trying to spout false shit all over tumblr. Like, this post has 37K notes, But I assure you, that like many other false posts, ¾ of the notes are from people who saw the false bit and prefered to reblog it that way and be mad, instead of just making a simple google search Hi Darling Friends of Tumblr. I’ve been taking too long to do data entry and I’m not good at actually doing analysis so it’s time to start naming and shaming. @thatpettyblackgirl is a blog that I’ve been observing for a while that has a really interesting pattern of behavior. Namely, posting a bunch of shit like this. Remember that tweet about Olive Garden supporting Donald Trump that was debunked? Well when it circulated on tumblr two weeks ago it was because of @thatpettyblackgirl You know the misreported post about the school lunch program that refused donations from a local businessman? That was a different blogger but thatpettyblackgirl has circulated another version of it. That other blogger has a posting history that’s full of the same kinds of things thatpettyblackgirl posts - lots of reposts from twitter, lots of screenshots from other sites, not a lot of commentary, and things that are decontextualized enough to make them seem worse than they are or to totally misrepresent the actions depicted (like this reposted video and tweets indignant about a man being arrested when the very specific purpose of his protest was to get arrested). It reminds me of that post about coconut husks as a wood alternative that’s been circulating recently - a screenshot of a white man above a news article is posted with the complaint that white people “discovering” coconuts after disregarding them as useless when the article is about a new method of processing coconut husks that allows them to be put to new uses. That blog is fascinating. And has a lot in common with thatpettyblackgirl - both of them reblog their own posts at a rate that’s higher than I’ve seen on most tumblrs (btw, you should know that a while back I asked for volunteers who would let me explore their tumblrs and while my research sample isn’t random it is a collection of small and large blogs and none of them have *checks notes* reblogged their own post of a bunch of screencaps of a tweet storm five times in the last couple of days). Both of them tend to post screencaps, neither one really writes much. They reblog a lot of memes, and both have some pretty big textposts that are just straight rip-offs of tweets (”bi folks have you eaten today? answer quick and iced coffee doesn’t count” is one of thatpettyblackgirl’s recent popular textposts and it’s ripped off from twitter.) They also reblog eachother a fair amount - along with @whyyoustabbedme and @endangered-justice-seeker, who ALSO have really weird posting patterns. Also all four of those blogs are part of a group of nine blogs that were created in a three-week period of 2017 that I’ve been watching that don’t seem to follow a pattern of normal tumblr behavior and that also post an awful lot of incorrect viral posts and are staggeringly popular (for clarity: blackqueerblog is not one of the nine created in that time period). ANYWAY this is all reminding me very strongly of bellygangstaboo and lagonegirl. I know I probably sound like this image: But there are excellent, thoughtful bloggers who discuss police brutality, racism in the US, class warefare, and institutional bias who aren’t ALSO unflaggingly committed to having their own dedicated Snopes pages. @odinsblog, Franchesca Ramsey, @antifainternational, and @mostlysignssomeportents might be a good place to start. My dudes, I don’t want to be depressing so I’ll let Vanity Fair do it for me: That Russian operatives could so effectively engage Americans with tactics as simple as Facebook ads, fake-news postings, and Twitter trolls, shows how dangerous misinformation is in the social-media age, when propaganda can be so easily amplified. More important, it highlights how primed Americans already were for manipulation. When the ICE raids started up again a few months ago thatpettyblackgirl was posting about how shameful it was that there was nothing that could be done. A lot of these blogs are writing about how it’s impossible for black people to succeed in America, they’re writing about how voting is always rigged and you can’t fight the system. And you know what that goes against every fucking principle of my cold little anarchist heart. These blogs are full of despair - they look like they’re full of cute memes and fresh news but they’re a poisoned pill telling you not to bother because you can’t fight the system. They’re not offering help, they’re training you not to bother fighting for your rights (there was a popular post about how the Hong Kong protesters are light years ahead of US protesters - that post didn’t talk about mutual aid or sharing tactics, it just said “people in the US would never” and left it at that, like we can’t learn from each other and share information across borders) Fucking. Anyway. I’ve been fairly quiet about this because I’ve been trying to be all good and data sciencey about it but I’ve seen this post on my dash fifty times this week. Keep your eye out for @thatpettyblackgirl  @uncommonbish @whyyoustabbedme and @blackqueerblog - all of them have large followings and are known to post tweets and news articles out of context and if you’re considering reblogging information from one of their blogs please make a point to fact-check the post yourself. Not everything they post is wrong. I don’t know if these are real bloggers who don’t care about the potential negative impact of their tweet thievery or if they’re weird psyops blogs that are intended to make you feel hopeless about your place in the political process. Whatever they are it doesn’t matter when they continually post misinformation and don’t seem to care about stopping so please be cautious. Anyway, I’m cataloguing these sorts of posts at @psyops-redux so if you want to keep an eye out for stuff that’s debunked I’ll tag by originating blogger over there. Stay safe, buds. Dammit, I got all fired up and I forgot to add: THERE’S A GAME THAT HELPS YOU RECOGNIZE WHEN PEOPLE ARE POSTING MISINFORMATION AND MAKES YOU LESS SUSCEPTIBLE TO THIS KIND OF PROPAGANDA AND YOU SHOULD ALL GO PLAY IT. Ah. The number reposts from their own blogs had puzzled me in the past. I assumed it was something to do with the way Tumblr runs that I wasn’t tech-savvy enough to understand. But this makes a lot of sense. Unless someone tells me otherwise, I’m gonna go ahead and unfollow the blogs listed. Any recommendations for actual historical/current affairs poc blogs to follow instead?
the civil war: Mira Jacob
 @mirajacob
 Two things I didn't know until I was
 yesterday years old:
 1) Memorial Day was started by
 African Americans honoring fallen
 Union solders
 2) The Statue of Liberty was gifted to
 America to celebrate freed slaves, not
 immigrants.
 Erasure is real, you all. But that part
 we knew.
 7:28 AM May 27, 2019 Twitter for iPhone
 37.2K Likes
 12.2K Retweets
valquainton:

ms-demeanor:

ms-demeanor:

the-barista-who-became-a-rabbit:

meganphntmgrl:

panic-boy-21:

blckrapunzel:

laughingacademy:

interficio-vos:

thatpettyblackgirl:


The White Wash is real.



One of the Earliest Memorial Day Ceremonies Was Held by Freed Slaves
The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants, its new museum recounts



Just wait until you google what the original Statue of Liberty(that got refused by America)looked like


For those of you who don’t want to look it up yourselves:
Lady Liberty is a black woman.

Guys, this has been thoroughly debunked since 2000, and it does the statue on the left there a huge disservice to treat her as an unwanted copy. That’s Lady Liberty of St. Maarten, an homage from 2007 (post-dating the debunking, even) that was dedicated to the anniversary of the ending of slavery there:
The Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor is a representation of Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, with bonus American iconography:
HOWEVER: Lady Liberty in New York is not based on a white woman, either. 
She’s a Muslim Arab woman, at least in terms of the modeling of her face. Her face was reused from an abandoned project to build a colossal statue of a modern Egyptian Arab peasant woman near the Suez Canal (as verified by the Smithsonian, no less).
While she wasn’t originally dedicated specifically for immigrants, the poem “The New Colossus” was added specifically because of the position she occupied in the harbor and the symbolic visual power she would have to immigrants coming in. The author, Emma Lazarus, was Jewish.
It’s important to fight back on the whitewashing of history, because it happens left and right, but it shouldn’t happen at the cost of misinformation that treats Lady Liberty of St. Maarten as an unwanted prototype rather than a powerful monument in her own right and, ironically, claims that she’s now a white woman when she’s not while also ignoring the powerful influence of the Jewish-American community on the final version.

Geez, I’m really tired of people trying to spout false shit all over tumblr. Like, this post has 37K notes, But I assure you, that like many other false posts, ¾ of the notes are from people who saw the false bit and prefered to reblog it that way and be mad, instead of just making a simple google search

Hi Darling Friends of Tumblr.
I’ve been taking too long to do data entry and I’m not good at actually doing analysis so it’s time to start naming and shaming.
@thatpettyblackgirl is a blog that I’ve been observing for a while that has a really interesting pattern of behavior. 
Namely, posting a bunch of shit like this. 
Remember that tweet about Olive Garden supporting Donald Trump that was debunked? Well when it circulated on tumblr two weeks ago it was because of @thatpettyblackgirl
You know the misreported post about the school lunch program that refused donations from a local businessman? That was a different blogger but thatpettyblackgirl has circulated another version of it. 
That other blogger has a posting history that’s full of the same kinds of things thatpettyblackgirl posts - lots of reposts from twitter, lots of screenshots from other sites, not a lot of commentary, and things that are decontextualized enough to make them seem worse than they are or to totally misrepresent the actions depicted (like this reposted video and tweets indignant about a man being arrested when the very specific purpose of his protest was to get arrested).
It reminds me of that post about coconut husks as a wood alternative that’s been circulating recently - a screenshot of a white man above a news article is posted with the complaint that white people “discovering” coconuts after disregarding them as useless when the article is about a new method of processing coconut husks that allows them to be put to new uses. 
That blog is fascinating. And has a lot in common with thatpettyblackgirl - both of them reblog their own posts at a rate that’s higher than I’ve seen on most tumblrs (btw, you should know that a while back I asked for volunteers who would let me explore their tumblrs and while my research sample isn’t random it is a collection of small and large blogs and none of them have *checks notes* reblogged their own post of a bunch of screencaps of a tweet storm five times in the last couple of days). Both of them tend to post screencaps, neither one really writes much. They reblog a lot of memes, and both have some pretty big textposts that are just straight rip-offs of tweets (”bi folks have you eaten today? answer quick and iced coffee doesn’t count” is one of thatpettyblackgirl’s recent popular textposts and it’s ripped off from twitter.) They also reblog eachother a fair amount - along with @whyyoustabbedme and @endangered-justice-seeker, who ALSO have really weird posting patterns.
Also all four of those blogs are part of a group of nine blogs that were created in a three-week period of 2017 that I’ve been watching that don’t seem to follow a pattern of normal tumblr behavior and that also post an awful lot of incorrect viral posts and are staggeringly popular (for clarity: blackqueerblog is not one of the nine created in that time period). 

ANYWAY this is all reminding me very strongly of bellygangstaboo and lagonegirl. 
I know I probably sound like this image:
But there are excellent, thoughtful bloggers who discuss police brutality, racism in the US, class warefare, and institutional bias who aren’t ALSO unflaggingly committed to having their own dedicated Snopes pages. @odinsblog, Franchesca Ramsey, @antifainternational, and @mostlysignssomeportents might be a good place to start. 
My dudes, I don’t want to be depressing so I’ll let Vanity Fair do it for me:

That Russian operatives could so effectively engage Americans with 
tactics as simple as Facebook ads, fake-news postings, and Twitter 
trolls, shows how dangerous misinformation is in the social-media age, 
when propaganda can be so easily amplified. More important, it 
highlights how primed Americans already were for manipulation. 
When the ICE raids started up again a few months ago thatpettyblackgirl was posting about how shameful it was that there was nothing that could be done. A lot of these blogs are writing about how it’s impossible for black people to succeed in America, they’re writing about how voting is always rigged and you can’t fight the system.
And you know what that goes against every fucking principle of my cold little anarchist heart. These blogs are full of despair - they look like they’re full of cute memes and fresh news but they’re a poisoned pill telling you not to bother because you can’t fight the system. They’re not offering help, they’re training you not to bother fighting for your rights (there was a popular post about how the Hong Kong protesters are light years ahead of US protesters - that post didn’t talk about mutual aid or sharing tactics, it just said “people in the US would never” and left it at that, like we can’t learn from each other and share information across borders)
Fucking. Anyway. I’ve been fairly quiet about this because I’ve been trying to be all good and data sciencey about it but I’ve seen this post on my dash fifty times this week. 
Keep your eye out for @thatpettyblackgirl  @uncommonbish @whyyoustabbedme and @blackqueerblog - all of them have large followings and are known to post tweets and news articles out of context and if you’re considering reblogging information from one of their blogs please make a point to fact-check the post yourself. 
Not everything they post is wrong. I don’t know if these are real bloggers who don’t care about the potential negative impact of their tweet thievery or if they’re weird psyops blogs that are intended to make you feel hopeless about your place in the political process. Whatever they are it doesn’t matter when they continually post misinformation and don’t seem to care about stopping so please be cautious.
Anyway, I’m cataloguing these sorts of posts at @psyops-redux so if you want to keep an eye out for stuff that’s debunked I’ll tag by originating blogger over there.
Stay safe, buds. 

Dammit, I got all fired up and I forgot to add:

THERE’S A GAME THAT HELPS YOU RECOGNIZE WHEN PEOPLE ARE POSTING MISINFORMATION AND MAKES YOU LESS SUSCEPTIBLE TO THIS KIND OF PROPAGANDA AND YOU SHOULD ALL GO PLAY IT.


Ah.  The number reposts from their own blogs had puzzled me in the past.  I assumed it was something to do with the way Tumblr runs that I wasn’t tech-savvy enough to understand.  But this makes a lot of sense.  Unless someone tells me otherwise, I’m gonna go ahead and unfollow the blogs listed.  Any recommendations for actual historical/current affairs poc blogs to follow instead?

valquainton: ms-demeanor: ms-demeanor: the-barista-who-became-a-rabbit: meganphntmgrl: panic-boy-21: blckrapunzel: laughingacademy...

the civil war: Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the front lines of the Civil War. January 1862. Colorized.
the civil war: Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the front lines of the Civil War. January 1862. Colorized.

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the front lines of the Civil War. January 1862. Colorized.

the civil war: wikipedia brown @eveewing I just thought about this today and dug through my pictures to find it: a letter from a black soldier in the Civil War to the person who owns his daughter. "The longer you keep my child from me the longer you will have to burn in Hell and the quicker you will get there ETTER FROM A BLACK SOLDIER O THE OWNER OF HIS DAUGHTER Kitey Dice r såane. holding rebbels for we dont ex to get them and when I get redy t to leave there root neor to come after mary I will have anch but we thinke how ever bout a powrer and autherity to letter from Cari that we that have Children in the bring hear away and to exacute you say 1 hands of you devels we will trie o steal to plunder my child your the day that we enter Glas I want you to understand diggs that where ever you given rite and I meets we are enmays to own and you may hold on each orthere I offered once to pay to hear as long as you can but I you forty dollars for my own want you to remembor this one Child but I am glad now that you vengencens on them that holds my Child you will then know how to talke to me I will asure that and you will know how to talk rite too I want you now to just hold to hear if you want to iff your conchosence tells thats the road go that road and what it to understand that mary is my Child and she is a God longor you keep did not accept it Just hold on will brig you to kittey diggs I from me the longor now as long as you can and the have no fears about getting mary out of your hands this whole Govenment gives chear to me worse it will be for you you I came to burn in hell and the quicer youll get their for we never in you life befor are now makeing up a bout one down hear did you give Children and you cannot help your self Come up tharough and wont to not even a dollars worth of ex Source: Ira Berlin, ed., Freedom, A Doc when we come wo be to Coppe hood rabbels your property not so with me my 1861-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge and to the Slave Children is my own and I expect University, 1982. 690
the civil war: wikipedia brown
 @eveewing
 I just thought about this today and dug
 through my pictures to find it: a letter
 from a black soldier in the Civil War to
 the person who owns his daughter.
 "The longer you keep my child from me
 the longer you will have to burn in Hell
 and the quicker you will get there
 ETTER FROM A BLACK SOLDIER
 O THE OWNER OF HIS DAUGHTER
 Kitey Dice r såane. holding rebbels for we dont ex to get them and when I get redy
 t to leave there root neor to come after mary I will have
 anch but we thinke how ever bout a powrer and autherity to
 letter from Cari that we that have Children in the bring hear away and to exacute
 you say 1 hands of you devels we will trie
 o steal to plunder my child your the day that we enter Glas
 I want you to understand
 diggs that where ever you
 given rite and I meets we are enmays to
 own and you may hold on each orthere I offered once to pay
 to hear as long as you can but I you forty dollars for my own
 want you to remembor this one Child but I am glad now that you
 vengencens on them that holds
 my Child you will then know
 how to talke to me I will asure
 that and you will know how to
 talk rite too I want you now to
 just hold to hear if you want
 to iff your conchosence tells thats
 the road go that road and what it
 to understand that mary is my
 Child and she is a God
 longor you keep did not accept it Just hold on will brig you to kittey diggs I
 from me the longor now as long as you can and the have no fears about getting mary
 out of your hands this whole
 Govenment gives chear to me
 worse it will be for you you
 I came
 to burn in hell and
 the quicer youll get their for we
 never in you life befor
 are now makeing up a bout one down hear did you give Children and you cannot help your self
 Come up tharough and wont to
 not even a dollars worth of ex
 Source: Ira Berlin, ed., Freedom, A Doc
 when we come wo be to Coppe
 hood rabbels
 your property not so with me my 1861-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge
 and to the Slave Children is my own and I expect University, 1982. 690
the civil war: wikipedia brown @eveewing I just thought about this today and dug through my pictures to find it: a letter from a black soldier in the Civil War to the person who owns his daughter. "The longer you keep my child from me the longer you will have to burn in Hell and the quicker you will get there ETTER FROM A BLACK SOLDIER O THE OWNER OF HIS DAUGHTER Kitey Dice r såane. holding rebbels for we dont ex to get them and when I get redy t to leave there root neor to come after mary I will have anch but we thinke how ever bout a powrer and autherity to letter from Cari that we that have Children in the bring hear away and to exacute you say 1 hands of you devels we will trie o steal to plunder my child your the day that we enter Glas I want you to understand diggs that where ever you given rite and I meets we are enmays to own and you may hold on each orthere I offered once to pay to hear as long as you can but I you forty dollars for my own want you to remembor this one Child but I am glad now that you vengencens on them that holds my Child you will then know how to talke to me I will asure that and you will know how to talk rite too I want you now to just hold to hear if you want to iff your conchosence tells thats the road go that road and what it to understand that mary is my Child and she is a God longor you keep did not accept it Just hold on will brig you to kittey diggs I from me the longor now as long as you can and the have no fears about getting mary out of your hands this whole Govenment gives chear to me worse it will be for you you I came to burn in hell and the quicer youll get their for we never in you life befor are now makeing up a bout one down hear did you give Children and you cannot help your self Come up tharough and wont to not even a dollars worth of ex Source: Ira Berlin, ed., Freedom, A Doc when we come wo be to Coppe hood rabbels your property not so with me my 1861-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge and to the Slave Children is my own and I expect University, 1982. 690 <p>Zoom in to FEEL the POWER. (via /r/BlackPeopleTwitter)</p>
the civil war: wikipedia brown
 @eveewing
 I just thought about this today and dug
 through my pictures to find it: a letter
 from a black soldier in the Civil War to
 the person who owns his daughter.
 "The longer you keep my child from me
 the longer you will have to burn in Hell
 and the quicker you will get there
 ETTER FROM A BLACK SOLDIER
 O THE OWNER OF HIS DAUGHTER
 Kitey Dice r såane. holding rebbels for we dont ex to get them and when I get redy
 t to leave there root neor to come after mary I will have
 anch but we thinke how ever bout a powrer and autherity to
 letter from Cari that we that have Children in the bring hear away and to exacute
 you say 1 hands of you devels we will trie
 o steal to plunder my child your the day that we enter Glas
 I want you to understand
 diggs that where ever you
 given rite and I meets we are enmays to
 own and you may hold on each orthere I offered once to pay
 to hear as long as you can but I you forty dollars for my own
 want you to remembor this one Child but I am glad now that you
 vengencens on them that holds
 my Child you will then know
 how to talke to me I will asure
 that and you will know how to
 talk rite too I want you now to
 just hold to hear if you want
 to iff your conchosence tells thats
 the road go that road and what it
 to understand that mary is my
 Child and she is a God
 longor you keep did not accept it Just hold on will brig you to kittey diggs I
 from me the longor now as long as you can and the have no fears about getting mary
 out of your hands this whole
 Govenment gives chear to me
 worse it will be for you you
 I came
 to burn in hell and
 the quicer youll get their for we
 never in you life befor
 are now makeing up a bout one down hear did you give Children and you cannot help your self
 Come up tharough and wont to
 not even a dollars worth of ex
 Source: Ira Berlin, ed., Freedom, A Doc
 when we come wo be to Coppe
 hood rabbels
 your property not so with me my 1861-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge
 and to the Slave Children is my own and I expect University, 1982. 690
<p>Zoom in to FEEL the POWER. (via /r/BlackPeopleTwitter)</p>

<p>Zoom in to FEEL the POWER. (via /r/BlackPeopleTwitter)</p>

the civil war: wikipedia brown @eveewing I just thought about this today and dug through my pictures to find it: a letter from a black soldier in the Civil War to the person who owns his daughter. "The longer you keep my child from me the longer you will have to burn in Hell and the quicker you will get there ETTER FROM A BLACK SOLDIER O THE OWNER OF HIS DAUGHTER Kitey Dice r såane. holding rebbels for we dont ex to get them and when I get redy t to leave there root neor to come after mary I will have anch but we thinke how ever bout a powrer and autherity to letter from Cari that we that have Children in the bring hear away and to exacute you say 1 hands of you devels we will trie o steal to plunder my child your the day that we enter Glas I want you to understand diggs that where ever you given rite and I meets we are enmays to own and you may hold on each orthere I offered once to pay to hear as long as you can but I you forty dollars for my own want you to remembor this one Child but I am glad now that you vengencens on them that holds my Child you will then know how to talke to me I will asure that and you will know how to talk rite too I want you now to just hold to hear if you want to iff your conchosence tells thats the road go that road and what it to understand that mary is my Child and she is a God longor you keep did not accept it Just hold on will brig you to kittey diggs I from me the longor now as long as you can and the have no fears about getting mary out of your hands this whole Govenment gives chear to me worse it will be for you you I came to burn in hell and the quicer youll get their for we never in you life befor are now makeing up a bout one down hear did you give Children and you cannot help your self Come up tharough and wont to not even a dollars worth of ex Source: Ira Berlin, ed., Freedom, A Doc when we come wo be to Coppe hood rabbels your property not so with me my 1861-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge and to the Slave Children is my own and I expect University, 1982. 690 Zoom in to FEEL the POWER.
the civil war: wikipedia brown
 @eveewing
 I just thought about this today and dug
 through my pictures to find it: a letter
 from a black soldier in the Civil War to
 the person who owns his daughter.
 "The longer you keep my child from me
 the longer you will have to burn in Hell
 and the quicker you will get there
 ETTER FROM A BLACK SOLDIER
 O THE OWNER OF HIS DAUGHTER
 Kitey Dice r såane. holding rebbels for we dont ex to get them and when I get redy
 t to leave there root neor to come after mary I will have
 anch but we thinke how ever bout a powrer and autherity to
 letter from Cari that we that have Children in the bring hear away and to exacute
 you say 1 hands of you devels we will trie
 o steal to plunder my child your the day that we enter Glas
 I want you to understand
 diggs that where ever you
 given rite and I meets we are enmays to
 own and you may hold on each orthere I offered once to pay
 to hear as long as you can but I you forty dollars for my own
 want you to remembor this one Child but I am glad now that you
 vengencens on them that holds
 my Child you will then know
 how to talke to me I will asure
 that and you will know how to
 talk rite too I want you now to
 just hold to hear if you want
 to iff your conchosence tells thats
 the road go that road and what it
 to understand that mary is my
 Child and she is a God
 longor you keep did not accept it Just hold on will brig you to kittey diggs I
 from me the longor now as long as you can and the have no fears about getting mary
 out of your hands this whole
 Govenment gives chear to me
 worse it will be for you you
 I came
 to burn in hell and
 the quicer youll get their for we
 never in you life befor
 are now makeing up a bout one down hear did you give Children and you cannot help your self
 Come up tharough and wont to
 not even a dollars worth of ex
 Source: Ira Berlin, ed., Freedom, A Doc
 when we come wo be to Coppe
 hood rabbels
 your property not so with me my 1861-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge
 and to the Slave Children is my own and I expect University, 1982. 690
Zoom in to FEEL the POWER.

Zoom in to FEEL the POWER.

the civil war: wikipedia brown @eveewing I just thought about this today and dug through my pictures to find it: a letter from a black soldier in the Civil War to the person who owns his daughter. "The longer you keep my child from me the longer you will have to burn in Hell and the quicker you will get there ETTER FROM A BLACK SOLDIER O THE OWNER OF HIS DAUGHTER Kitey Dice r såane. holding rebbels for we dont ex to get them and when I get redy t to leave there root neor to come after mary I will have anch but we thinke how ever bout a powrer and autherity to letter from Cari that we that have Children in the bring hear away and to exacute you say 1 hands of you devels we will trie o steal to plunder my child your the day that we enter Glas I want you to understand diggs that where ever you given rite and I meets we are enmays to own and you may hold on each orthere I offered once to pay to hear as long as you can but I you forty dollars for my own want you to remembor this one Child but I am glad now that you vengencens on them that holds my Child you will then know how to talke to me I will asure that and you will know how to talk rite too I want you now to just hold to hear if you want to iff your conchosence tells thats the road go that road and what it to understand that mary is my Child and she is a God longor you keep did not accept it Just hold on will brig you to kittey diggs I from me the longor now as long as you can and the have no fears about getting mary out of your hands this whole Govenment gives chear to me worse it will be for you you I came to burn in hell and the quicer youll get their for we never in you life befor are now makeing up a bout one down hear did you give Children and you cannot help your self Come up tharough and wont to not even a dollars worth of ex Source: Ira Berlin, ed., Freedom, A Doc when we come wo be to Coppe hood rabbels your property not so with me my 1861-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge and to the Slave Children is my own and I expect University, 1982. 690 Zoom in to FEEL the POWER. by Eagle_215 FOLLOW HERE 4 MORE MEMES.
the civil war: wikipedia brown
 @eveewing
 I just thought about this today and dug
 through my pictures to find it: a letter
 from a black soldier in the Civil War to
 the person who owns his daughter.
 "The longer you keep my child from me
 the longer you will have to burn in Hell
 and the quicker you will get there
 ETTER FROM A BLACK SOLDIER
 O THE OWNER OF HIS DAUGHTER
 Kitey Dice r såane. holding rebbels for we dont ex to get them and when I get redy
 t to leave there root neor to come after mary I will have
 anch but we thinke how ever bout a powrer and autherity to
 letter from Cari that we that have Children in the bring hear away and to exacute
 you say 1 hands of you devels we will trie
 o steal to plunder my child your the day that we enter Glas
 I want you to understand
 diggs that where ever you
 given rite and I meets we are enmays to
 own and you may hold on each orthere I offered once to pay
 to hear as long as you can but I you forty dollars for my own
 want you to remembor this one Child but I am glad now that you
 vengencens on them that holds
 my Child you will then know
 how to talke to me I will asure
 that and you will know how to
 talk rite too I want you now to
 just hold to hear if you want
 to iff your conchosence tells thats
 the road go that road and what it
 to understand that mary is my
 Child and she is a God
 longor you keep did not accept it Just hold on will brig you to kittey diggs I
 from me the longor now as long as you can and the have no fears about getting mary
 out of your hands this whole
 Govenment gives chear to me
 worse it will be for you you
 I came
 to burn in hell and
 the quicer youll get their for we
 never in you life befor
 are now makeing up a bout one down hear did you give Children and you cannot help your self
 Come up tharough and wont to
 not even a dollars worth of ex
 Source: Ira Berlin, ed., Freedom, A Doc
 when we come wo be to Coppe
 hood rabbels
 your property not so with me my 1861-1867. Cambridge: Cambridge
 and to the Slave Children is my own and I expect University, 1982. 690
Zoom in to FEEL the POWER. by Eagle_215
FOLLOW HERE 4 MORE MEMES.

Zoom in to FEEL the POWER. by Eagle_215 FOLLOW HERE 4 MORE MEMES.

the civil war: frodoes: blairwitchh: this was the best joke of the whole show tbh That’s in the middle of the Civil War
the civil war: frodoes:
blairwitchh:
this was the best joke of the whole show tbh

That’s in the middle of the Civil War

frodoes: blairwitchh: this was the best joke of the whole show tbh That’s in the middle of the Civil War

the civil war: My Great Great Grandfather fighting in the Civil War (1863 colorized)
the civil war: My Great Great Grandfather fighting in the Civil War (1863 colorized)

My Great Great Grandfather fighting in the Civil War (1863 colorized)