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Abe And Marilyn and Blackula

Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclaimation in 1863, freeing slaves throughout the South, however thei liberation awaited the arrival on the Union Army at which point they sang, “Free at last, hallelujah.” The unchained darkies’ paradise lasted a few years, as the South instituted Jim Crow laws aimed at their subjugation to sharecropper lands. The […]

Maybe If I Was More Barry Than Barack

In 1860 three weeks before the presidential election an eleven year old girl wrote this letter to the Republican candidate from Illinois. Hon A B Lincoln Oct. 15, 1860 Dear Sir My father has just home from the fair and brought home your picture and Mr. Hamlin’s. I am a little girl only eleven years […]