Jan 31 - Letter From Freed Slave To Former Master Draws Attention

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 6 years ago '05        #21
P-Hill|M 26 heat pts26
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 Sandy said:
slavery wasn't that bad

slave>>>> living in africa
 02-01-2012, 06:27 PM         #22
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BX n*ggaz so quick to call sh*t fake


I just read about this in the pages of my African American History after 1877 textbook I paid $105 for....




sh*t better be real
 02-01-2012, 06:31 PM         #23
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Its obvious the majority of you have never read what slaves had to say about anything.

That's the public school system for you...
 02-01-2012, 06:37 PM         #24
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I woulda sent his wife d!ck pics
 6 years ago '11        #25
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 hood135 said:
Translation: Let's see, I worked for you and your family for 32 years, you didn't pay me, you treated me like an animal, you shot at me as soon as you found out that you had to let me go free, and your homeboy is telling people that he k!lling me on sight.

Man you must be out your rabid a.ss. I don't trust ya so fu*k ya. Matter of fact, send me them 11 racks you owe me as*hole.



Thank you Jourdan for telling that piece of sh*t like it is. I don't know how your story ended but its refreshing to know that even in the worst of times and circumstances you were strong enough to k!ll a muthafu*ka with kindness. He deserved what he was owed and his descendants deserve a piece of that too.
^^^ amen yell™
 6 years ago '08        #26
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 yaobabydaddy said:
so did he ever get paid??
you know that cracka I mean colonel didnt pay him.....he prolly read that part and was like "THIS NIKKUH'S KKKRAZY"
 6 years ago '04        #27
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80% of Boxden dudez couldn't put a masterpiece together like this on their BEST day.

Dude ETHERED this guy and kept it cordial as hell.
 6 years ago '04        #28
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 Mathematic said:
valid points taken..



to point out tho. They wrote down exactly how the slaves spoke..so its not the fault of the transcriber...if they would have corrected the translation then i can see what you'/re saying.
Words aren't spelled differently just because they're pronounced differently. I think there is an underlying racism in the use of eye dialect. There are better ways to bring across different spoken dialects when put down in writing. But that point isn't directly related to the topic at hand.
 6 years ago '05        #29
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 HotBYoungTurk said:
80% of Boxden dudez couldn't put a masterpiece together like this on their BEST day.

Dude ETHERED this guy and kept it cordial as hell.
Seriously, what happened to us!!??
 6 years ago '04        #30
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 MONSTALOCC said:


I'm saying. I'm calling bullsh*t. White ppl gonna eat this up. Sounds like pea party propaganda. Nice try tho. Especially considering them rewanting to rewrite history to paint slave masters in a more positive light. And if by some astronomical reason this is true, it just goes to show you uncle toms/sell out been in effect for decades.
This letter might have been a little too subtle for you if that's what you got from it.
 6 years ago '09        #31
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If I had to guess...IF it's real...A lawyer wrote this up on behalf of the slave...
 6 years ago '04        #32
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 Pistol Peter said:
wowwww...slaves had stockholm syndrome..the man slaved you and your whole bloodline and probably r*ped the sh*t out of your mother and sisters AND he shot at you when he found out he had to release you and treat you like a human being but yet you still wanted to go back?...i know that was the only life they knew back then but for crying out loud man i hope all slaves weren't like this and he was just one of the house negroes








oh this poor poor naive man
you got it wrong this guy was the realest n*gga since toby He trolled his own master he didnt have any intention of going back he cut his a.ss subliminally and tried to get a come up at the same time.
 6 years ago '04        #33
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 DJ Geezy said:
If I had to guess...IF it's real...A lawyer wrote this up on behalf of the slave...
Reaching for the stars much

In the op it says the daily bugle published this using dictation from the former slave. A northern newspaper during these times wouldn't write no sh*t like massa
 6 years ago '07        #34
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i thought they didn't let the slaves read, how did he learn how to write?
 6 years ago '04        #35
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 Funeral James said:
i thought they didn't let the slaves read, how did he learn how to write?
Sometimes they were taught by a member of the family that owned them, through contact with literate slaves, by accompanying white children to school (to carry their books, etc.) and listening in, or in illegal schools run by activists.
 6 years ago '05        #36
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more bullsh*t.
 6 years ago '10        #37
StoopidVillinz 21 heat pts21
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best troll in history
 6 years ago '07        #38
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I hate when people shoot down any kind of talk about reparations..........ask Jourdan if he feels like he or at least his descendants are owed something. Its too far gone to come up with anything far but the fact that some take the notion as absurd is an insult to the slaves whom were r*ped, tortured, abused, k!lled, lynched, burned, degraded, humiliated, a.ssimilated etc etc etc.
 6 years ago '04        #39
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bullsh*t, fake
 6 years ago '07        #40
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 FeedTheBeast said:
I hate when people shoot down any kind of talk about reparations..........ask Jourdan if he feels like he or at least his descendants are owed something. Its too far gone to come up with anything far but the fact that some take the notion as absurd is an insult to the slaves whom were r*ped, tortured, abused, k!lled, lynched, burned, degraded, humiliated, a.ssimilated etc etc etc.

The people who went through that sh*t, deserve mansions and every other luxury.

That doesn't necessarily mean people 25 generations removed should receive those things.
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