Posted on 08/23/2013

Photo taken on June 1, 1863

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United States Slavery
Human Chattel
Condoned by the U.S.A
Feeble vile minds.....
African American Women
circa 1860s
Somewhere in the South
Hatred wasn't just a southern thing
Throughout the U.S

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The Mighty and the Weak

The Mighty and the Weak
The mighty are the women .... the weak are the men overseeing them.

Photographs of Southern wartime regional life like this one are rare,” said one exhibit curator. The image shows a group of African American women sitting on piles of cotton with two white male overseers.

Stanford Collection

Le combat des noirs se termine mais le combat des femmes à encore un long chemin devant lui je crois ...
3 years ago.
~Kicha~ has replied to Bédé
So true ... and I'd like to add women's struggles haven't ended. Everyone making decisions that falls solely on our shoulders. So much advancement and improvement but its still not enough.
3 years ago.