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1619 Slavery

America Founded on Pilgrims’ Ideals, Not on Slavery in 1619

Peter Wood, New York Post November 10, 2020 In August 1619, a pirate ship, the White Lion, stopped at Jamestown and traded twenty-some captive Africans for food. The Africans were treated as indentured servants and soon released. Fifteen mon…Read Full Article » Related Topics: Slavery Comment Show comments Hide Comments…
bubmag
November 11, 2020
1619 Slavery

The Christian Devotion to a White America

For a number of reasons, the history of American slavery has been in the news over the past year. The New York Times’s 1619 Project–commemorating the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first slaves, the Black Lives Matter movement, renewed interest in the idea of reparations, the ongoing controversy…
bubmag
August 10, 2020
1619 Slavery

Oprah, NYT, Lionsgate Team On “1619 Project”

Oprah Winfrey, The New York Times and Lionsgate are teaming for a series of feature films and TV shows based on “The 1619 Project”. The Times debuted “The 1619 Project” series almost a year ago to re-examine the legacy of slavery in the United States on the 400th anniversary of…
bubmag
July 8, 2020
1619 Slavery

America founded on idea & promise of freedom

Do people who take a knee during the national anthem stand and cheer the fireworks on the 4th of July? For some Americans, Independence Day is the greatest holiday on the calendar. It celebrates, not just  a nation’s founding, but an idea’s founding: the idea of a “land of the free”…
bubmag
July 2, 2020