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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. This book approaches the problems of African originated people by looking at how their spiritual foundations have affected them. It visits the causes of violence, teenage pregnancy, diseases, poverty, lack in black communities amongst other circumstances. This book proffers spiritual solutions to the challenges listed The issues and problems of Africa This book approaches the problems of African originated people by looking at how their spiritual foundations have affected them.
This book proffers spiritual solutions to the challenges listed The issues and problems of African descendants have long been blamed on the societies they live in. This book showcases their spiritual makeup as the main contributor to the inherent global challenges of the black individual.
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It Just Surfaced. The history is clear on this point: In no way did the enslaved, brought to this country in chains, choose this lot.
But several damaging myths persist:. In , the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to America, planting the seeds of a slavery system that evolved into a nightmare of abuse and cruelty that would ultimately divide the nation. The fact is, they did. Starting with the slave-ship journeys across the Atlantic, and once in the New World, enslaved Africans found countless ways to resist. Slavery scholars have documented many of the mutinies and rebellions —if not the countless escapes and suicides, starting with African captives who jumped into the sea rather than face loss of liberty—that made the buying and selling of humans such a risky, if lucrative, enterprise.
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Beyond famed slave revolts such as that of Nat Turner were less well-known ones such as that of Denmark Vesey. The literate freedman corralled thousands of enslaved people in and around Charleston, South Carolina into plans for an ambitious insurrection that would kill all whites, burn the city and free those in bondage. After an informant tipped off authorities, the plot was squelched at the last minute; scores were convicted, and more than 30 organizers executed. Those unlucky enough to be caught and returned knew what awaited them: Most runaways became horrific cautionary tales for their fellow slaves, with dramatic public shows of torture, dismemberment, burning and murder.
Gordon, a freed slave in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, displays his whip-scarred back on April 2, American culture has long been deeply threaded with images of black inferiority and even nostalgia for the social control that slavery provided.
In the period immediately before and just following the Civil War , benign images in paintings and illustrations presented the old plantation as a kind of orderly agrarian paradise where happy, childlike slaves were cared for by their beneficent masters. The Reconstruction and Jim Crow eras saw the emergence of an even more damaging stereotype: blacks as savage immoral brutes. As seen in the work of authors such as Thomas Dixon and films such as D.
Cue the Klan and lynch mobs.