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Look at this insane thing I found online!

Posted by on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:34 PM
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It's an actual newspaper ad for slaves, circa 1855.  CRAZY! It's so disturbing.  I wish I knew what a picaninny was though.  Thoughts?

by on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:34 PM
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CrossStitchMum
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:36 PM
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Aww that makes me sad :( especially when they're as young as 12
catcameback
by Ruby Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:36 PM

BUMP!

mybumblebe
by Silver Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:36 PM
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Picininny is a term for black child back then
CrossStitchMum
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:37 PM
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I think piccininni was black baby aka, future slave :( :( :(
o.O....
by Cara on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:37 PM
That's quite a steal for a wench AND a pickininny... Good lord.
Medic32
by RN=Rescue Ninja on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:37 PM
That term is a racial slang word for a young black child.
catcameback
by Ruby Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:37 PM

It is sad.  I googled picanninny, it's a nasty name for a child, so the 6 month old is a baby being sold with the mom :(

Quoting CrossStitchMum: Aww that makes me sad :( especially when they're as young as 12


lunabella79
by Platinum Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:39 PM
Sad :(
faeriemom1972
by Ruby Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:39 PM
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That makes my chest hurt.

alyssaravensmom
by Platinum Member on Jun. 13, 2014 at 9:39 PM
No changing the past. I'm happy that all that madness is done and over with. It is disturbing
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