Believe it or not, the American Civil War and slavery


September 26, 2023

African American Voodoo slave owner

Marie Catherine Laveau, a well-known midwife, herbalist, and Louisiana Creole practitioner of voodoo, lived from September 10, 1801, to June 15, 1881, in New Orleans. In […]
May 29, 2020

Nillie The War Chick

Order your book copy TODAY The chickens that saved Western civilization were discovered, according to legend, by the side of a road in Greece in the […]
December 21, 2014

M Stands for MASTER

Artwork from the book Uncle T and the Uppity Spy emphasizes that Thomas Stonewall Jackson was more than a courageous and skillful Confederate general; his service […]
December 21, 2014

Sister’s Know the Way

Sometimes messages were sent secretly, in the words of a particular song. If a slave were to sing “Steal Away to Jesus” for instance, other slaves […]