Florida’s Board of Ed decided to keep curriculum about benefits of slavery

‘Disgraceful’: Florida’s Board of Ed decided to keep curriculum about benefits of slavery

‘Sounds about white.’

On Jun 5, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Sailing Twitter is baffled by claim that it’s “scientifically impossible” to “travel across oceans”

Baffling new viral claim posits it is ‘scientifically impossible’ to travel across the Atlantic Ocean

The poster also said the slave trade didn’t happen until the 1900s, and cargo ships weren’t around until 1855.

On Jan 29, 2024 by Marlon Ettinger

Kamala Harris speaking into microphones in front of red and white background (l) Ron DeSantis speaking into microphones in front of wood wall and flag (r)

Kamala Harris dismisses Ron DeSantis’ immigration jab, invite to discuss benefits of slavery with him

DeSantis extended the invite following Harris’ continued criticism of his new education standards.

On Aug 2, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

Man greenscreen TikTok over Airbnb listing 'The Panther Burn Cottage Belmont Plantation' with photo of building (l) man greenscreen TikTok over historical information about building (c) Man greenscreen TikTok over image of former slave quarters building turned into Airbnb caption 'My jaw literally dropped' (r)

‘This is not OK’: Black TikToker shames AirBnb for hosting a rental listing of former plantation slave quarters

‘We don’t know where our heritage is, where our ancestors come from.’

On Jul 29, 2022 by Jack Alban

large historical building caption 'this mf really brought me to a plantation' (l) woman view from forehead caption 'this mf really brought me to a plantation' (c) historical wooden building caption 'this mf really brought me to a plantation' (r)

‘Is this the sequel to Get Out?’: White man brings his biracial girlfriend to a plantation and TikTok is worried, confused, and slightly amused

‘When he cares about your family history.’

On Jul 22, 2022 by Jack Alban

Woman with caption 'When I did the AncestryDNA thing' (l) woman with caption 'Me as a child: Grandma, who was your grandma?' (c) woman with caption 'They do not know their grandparents.' (r)

‘I’d have to ask a white person if their folks kept ‘good’ records’: Black TikToker calls attention to lack of public records on enslaved ancestors

‘It’s one of the reasons I’d avoided dna test for so long.’

On Jun 6, 2022 by Lauren Castro

Man holding microphone to man with confederate flag shirt caption 'Are you pro-slavery? Are you against slavery?' (l) Man holding microphone to man with confederate flag shirt with back turned caption 'No comment.'

‘I’ve never heard a silence quite this loud’: A man interviewed outside NRA convention refused to say if he was pro- or anti-slavery

‘I am very in touch with people and I think he might be pro.’

On Jun 4, 2022 by Jack Alban

Southern home (l) vintage trunk with caption 'Deep South Georgia this trunk contains slave records I asked my grandfather for the key he refuses he believes that hordes of blacks will storm the compound and burn it to the ground or seek reoperations i will release when he passes' (r)

‘Pure fear’: TikToker says white grandfather believes antique trunk will release spirits of slaves demanding reparations

The older man refuses to hand over the key.

On Mar 29, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

right: Black grandma remembers picking cotton; left: grandma Madie as a young woman

‘She saw the whole world change’: Video of 103-year-old Black grandma remembering picking cotton moves TikTok

‘She was born before MLK. Don’t let people tell you things were ‘so long ago.”

On Nov 27, 2021 by Dana Ysabel Dela Cruz

woman on tiktok calling for indentured servitude

‘You’re asking for slavery back’: Woman calls for undocumented immigrants to be indentured servants in viral TikTok

The woman wiped her social media accounts after receiving backlash.

On Oct 23, 2021 by Brooke Sjoberg

woman wearing sunglasses and hat covering smirk with hand with caption 'Literally just called the prison to ask for day laborers' (l) woman replying (r)

‘That doesn’t f*cking sit right’: Rancher requests day laborers from prison in viral TikTok, sparking outrage

‘This literally sounds like slavery.’

On Oct 12, 2021 by Rachel Kiley

A TikToker wrote an essay about her maternal grandmother's life as a slave, and her white teacher left a racist comment on the essay

‘Girl you are about to get free tuition’: Teacher allegedly writes racist comment on TikToker’s essay about her grandmother being a slave

‘That’s a MACRO aggression.’

On Sep 17, 2021 by Tricia Crimmins

hand holding phone with 'slave trade' chat room with photos and comments 'Their identical twins They can run but they can't hide 100$ each'(l) and 'Homo goes for 50$ Mans sus he comes as a bonus He's free Mans so gay I'll kill him for Jesus' (r)

Students in ‘slave trade’ Snapchat group tried auctioning Black classmates

Screenshots of the chat are making the rounds.

On Sep 15, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

young woman with caption 'Should I post an explanation video that talks about what happened in the rest of the class???' (l) young woman with perplexed look and caption 'First day of class my teacher saying his family had slaves and was apart of the Klan' (c) young woman giving peace sign (r)

‘Some of the students were visibly uncomfortable’: TikToker records teacher saying his family participated in the Tulsa Race Massacre

‘First day of class my teacher saying his family had slaves and was part of the clan.’

On Aug 31, 2021 by Clara Wang

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‘Keep Black people out of your f*cked-up narrative‘: Black woman debunks white man’s TikTok comparing face masks to slave muzzles

‘You have all of the PWC nerve and gall to compare that to a mask that you can remove during the middle of a goddamn pandemic?’

On Aug 24, 2021 by Cecilia Lenzen

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