Tonight we'll go over the historic events surrounding the announcement of HB196 (The Slavery Abolition Bill) in Louisiana. Introduced by Representative Edmond Jordan in collaboration with Decarcerate Louisiana, The ACLU, The NAACP, The ASNN, the PCAC and many more known as The Louisiana Coalition to Abolish Slavery.
No passport is needed for today's adventure to Lagos, Nigeria. Join Queen Sunny Honey and her Tinder-tales from the Motherland perspective. Time to bust the myths that Africans are living in huts, and deal with the reality that Nigeria looks like NYC.
Friday, February 19th 8:00PM Eastern/ 5:00PM Pacific
The Context of White Supremacy hosts the eleventh study session on Edward Baptist’s 2014 book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery And The Making Of American Capitalism. Baptist, a Suspected Racist, constructed this publication to concentrate the enslavement and desecration of black bodies as central to the foundation and success of the United States. He confirms that the torture and forced labor of black people was not an inefficient industrial system, nor would it have ended naturally on its own. The book chapters are named after body parts to emphasize how the White slave system embodied total war on black bodies. Last week’s installment described how a small number of northern Whites began to oppose the southern system of slavery/White Supremacy. Baptist did make time mention that Whites who opposed the “Slave Power” generally “hated black people.” The antislavery advocates were more concerned with Southern bullies attempting to dominate national politics and dictating affairs to northern Whites. Baptist explains how this dispute between northern and southern whites dominated pivotal events like the Mexican War and the theft and statehood of California. White Supremacy was assumed even among White rivals as there were too many “nameless and mongrel breeds” in Mexico to allow the entire territory into the “government of the white race.”