America’s Hypocritical Freedom — Federick Douglas

The Hypocrisy of American Slavery
by Frederick Douglas
July 4, 1852
Rochester, New York
Fellow citizens, pardon me, and allow me to ask, why am I called upon to speak here today? What have I or those I represent to do with your national independence? Are the great principles of political freedom and of natural justice, embodied in that Declaration of Independence, extended to us? And am I, therefore, called upon to bring our humble offering to the national altar, and to confess the benefits, and express devout gratitude for the blessings resulting from your independence to us?

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The Original Black African Arabs of Arabia (Part 3: Black African Kingdoms of Arabia) — Ogu Eji-Ofo Anu

The Black African kingdoms of Arabia

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Ogu Eji Ofo Anu

The Himyarites: Yemen, Hadramaut, Oman

Yemen is one of the oldest inhabited portions of the Arabian Peninsula. It includes the entire southwest quarter, which possesses many advantages in climate and soil. Yemen was a colony of early Black Africans until the Arabized Arabs who are described in the preceding paragraph gradually infiltrated it. According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, the Himyarites/Yemenites (and Hadramutians) are the same group of peoples as the African Ethiopians.

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