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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver UNDER THE RUBRIC, “Our Vanishing Cousins,” I discussed Dr. Dian Fossey’s study of the mountain gorillas in Liberty Bell, December 1985. On the twenty-seventh of that month she was murdered. In a small clearing on the mist-shrouded slope of Mount Visoke, nine…
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IF YOU’RE OLD, you were taught lies in school and they have become second nature to you. If you’re very young, your mind and sexuality are easily molded by bad people who want to hurt you. Listen up! There are a lot of bad people in the American educational system who are being forced by a lot…
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by David Sims A QUORA USER ASKED: “I’m an African living in Europe for almost a decade. I find it very easy to get along with different kinds of people but I have this distrust for White people who I’m meeting for the first time. I find myself putting their characters under stricter scrutiny compared…
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DONALD TRUMP’S claim that the Republican Party is the natural home of Black voters because it is the party of Abraham Lincoln, is a perpetuation of the myth that Lincoln was favorable to the idea of Africans living in America. In reality, Lincoln wanted the slaves freed — and all Africans deported…
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IN SPITE of the “true and undying friendship” with Africa that Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu proclaimed on his just ended visit to East Africa, Israel will not accommodate thousands of Africans seeking asylum. (ILLUSTRATION: Benjamin Netanyahu, in Kenya, visits…
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by Fred Streed Note by David Sims: I like the implicit Heinlein reference in this piece (which has been slightly edited for a family audience). It’s from Heinlein’s book Time Enough for Love, in which the character Lazarus Long advises other members of his family, “Never attempt to teach a pig…
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LAST WEEK at least 10,000 Africans invaded Italy, and since the beginning of the year, nearly 200,000 have landed in Europe via the Mediterranean coastline, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has announced. According to an IOM press release, an “estimated” 194,611 invaders…
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Here is a man who, unlike his countrymen, at least has a dream. by John I. Johnson I CAN’T really laugh at this, though it garners comments like “Whenever I need a laugh, I search for ‘African aircraft.’ I’m a bad man” — and “Damn . . . He should be glad…
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Summary Based on the fact that ~41% of all blacks in West and Central Africa prior to European conquest were slaves, the extreme increase in price of slaves from the relatively small increase in demand that the Atlantic Slave Trade represented, and the anecdotal evidence that more slaves were put to…
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African student in US states it is an “accepted practice” — as is the stoning to death of “witches.” TEACHING ANTHROPOLOGY at a small college, I sometimes have foreign students talk to my class about their native cultures. West African students are in great abundance.…
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