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Photos of Escaped Slave Gordon at a Medical Examination, Louisiana, 1863

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Photos of Escaped Slave Gordon at a Medical Examination, Louisiana, 1863


@dredmorbius 1 hour

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Title shortened from "Shocking Photos of Escaped Slave Gordon Showing His Scarred Back at a Medical Examination, Louisiana, 1863"

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@mistrial9 58 minutes

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let's talk about 1000 years of Central European slavery, indentured military conscripts, and Middle East markets. Why not? unless you have a specific, current political villification purpose with specifically chosen awful examples, which history is very full of..

My ancestors fought and died to end slavery in the USA.

edit these pictures are upsetting to me. Modern politics is full of emotional drivers chosen for a response, as has been noted here and elsewhere about "outrage clicks" .. this difficult, true history, out of context, appears to be an "outrage driver" why? to fix wrongs from 160 years ago? or to advance a topic of discussion today..

As an urban dweller in a Blue state, I get sideways accosted by accusations of racism, personally, because of my skin color, pretty regularly.. as the social situation is more difficult recently, this has happened less, but with more intensity. I am defensive about this, and these are my opinions here.

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@schleck8 1 hour

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Unbelievable how someone can be this cruel

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