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The Surgeon Who Experimented on Slaves

Their names—at least the ones we know—were Lucy, Anarcha, and Betsey. There were other women, but their identities have been forgotten.The man whose name appears in medical textbooks, whose likeness is memorialized in statues, is J. Marion Sims. Celebrated as the “father of modern...

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Outraged Mom Shares School Textbook That Says Slave Owners Were 'Kind'

Many teachers, politicians, and parents across the United States believe that the public school system is seriously underfunded. For decades, parents have shown time and again in polls that a lack of funding is their number one concern about schools. This lack of funding often leads schools to...

News

North Korea's secret slave gangs - BBC News

As President Trump and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, prepare for an unprecedented summit, BBC Panorama investigates North Korean modern-day slavery in Europe. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

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Will AI enslave the human race? Probably not, but it might jack you at the ATM.

AI is changing everything. The healthcare industry is in the middle of a revolution, social media is getting smarter, and the era of drone-wielding super villains is right around the corner. Earlier this week seven of the world’s most prominent organizations in the field of futurism published...

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Does your ego serve you, or do you serve it? What Buddhism and Freud say about self-slavery

"Buddhist psychology and Western psychotherapy both hold out hope for a more flexible ego, one that does not pit the individual against everyone else in a futile attempt to gain total surety."Read More

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The Last American Slave Ship

Although slavery continued in the Unites States until the end of the Civil War, the importation of slaves from Africa was banned in 1807. By the 1850s, the practice was dead, but Mobile, Alabama, businessman Timothy Meaher commissioned the ship Clotilda, captained by William Foster, to bring in slav...

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Preservation group takes ownership of slave cemetery

A three-acre tract at a busy northern Virginia intersection that once served as a slave cemetery is now in the hands of a preservation group committed to honoring the slaves' memory.

Sports

Slaven Bilic: Marko Arnautovic has made a slow start

Arnautovic arrived from Stoke in the summer for a fee worth up to £25million but the Austrian playmaker has yet to make much of a down payment on that.

Travel

Pittsburgh statue featuring slave comes under fire

The statue of 'America's first composer', Stephen Foster, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has come under fire, with critics claiming it is racist and amounts to cultural appropriation.

Sports

West Ham 0-0 Swansea: Pressure rises on Slaven Bilic

RIATH AL-SAMARRAI AT LONDON STADIUM: They booed at half-time, they booed again when a free-kick routine was botched and they booed louder still when Slaven Bilic made a pair of substitutions.


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