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Should the President of the United States Apologize for Slavery? Should Obama Do It? [POLLS] [VIDEO DEBATE]

This is an interesting and inevitable start of a debate!  It's a two-part question. Watch the Debate and then TAKE THEN POLLS!

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The Ice Bucket Challenge Provides for a Lesson In Black History: “The Water Torture”

The viral "Ice Bucket Challenge" has proven to be a beneficial means of creating awareness about and raising funds for ALS Research....however, this seemingly NEW Phenomenon is not really new at all..

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Today is Juneteenth — Have We Placed the Chains on Our Brain? [POLL]

On this day in history, June 19, 1865, marks the day on which slaves in Texas first learned that slavery had been abolished. Although the Emancipation Proclamation had been in effect since January 1, 1863, the news didn’t reach Texas until June 19, 1865.

So here we are in 2012, and even though I was not around (physically) during the 1800s, I can imagine how difficult it was for those who were stripped of all human dignity and forced to wear chains and shackles like animals.

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NYS Slavery Ended Today 1799?

I'm having a hard time getting my head around this!  It's a fact that Slavery "Officially" ended on this day in 1799...BUT....there's a little know addendum to that ruling.  The STATE OF NEW YORK became a "Free State"...meaning Slavery was over, banned, illegal, etc... as of 1799 with respect to the "STATE OF NEW YORK".... HOWEVER..... that only applied to any potential FUTURE SLAVES...and to "THE STATE"!  

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