I don't see the Stars and Bars as representing Slavery any longer. I believe to the People who either flay or have it on a wall in the house it's about being a Rebel form the South.
Yes there are some who are Racist who fly in like Biker Gangs and the KKK.
Everyone knows that Pirates were ruthless cut throats with little regard for human life, so why is it the Oakland Raiders logo does not generate protests?
I am not defending Perry as I know how what it means to Black people I am just saying that not everyone sees it that way.
they participated in the full slave economy. For example, a freedman named Cyprian Ricard purchased an estate in Louisiana that included 100 slaves
poor widdle wiberwal, anything to avoid painting negores as anything other than a victim.
and, afterall, isn't that the entire objective of the left? keep telling black folks how unfair the system is, keep telling them they are victims, keep telling them that they can never accomplish anything without the assistance of the democrats?
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“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
The Confederate Army had desegregated units before the United States Army, by nearly 100 years.
It's just history, friend, nothing to be afraid of.
Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:
These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.
In 1861, the Tennessee legislature allowed for the enlistment of freed men into state military service.
SECTION 1: Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, That from and after the passage of this act, the Governor shall be, and he is hereby authorized, at his discretion, to receive into the military service of the State, all male free persons of color between the ages of fifteen (15) and fifty (5)) years-or such number as may be necessary, who may be sound in his mind and body, and capable of actual service.
Public acts of the State of ... - Tennessee - Google Books