You don’t have to spend a lot of time at the Kenyan coast to know that child prostitution and sex tourism are rampant there. In Mombasa and Malindi, it is common to see aging white men well into their 70s and 80s with girls young enough to be their Continue reading
Okla. execution: ‘Chaos’ after injection is stopped, inmate dies anyway
by Ed Payne, Greg Botelho and Dana Ford, CNN
— One execution [botched], another postponed.
Oklahoma corrections officials looked for answers Tuesday following the death of inmate Clayton Lockett, who convulsed and writhed on the gurney after drugs to carry out his death sentence were administered.
“His body started to twitch, he mumbled something I couldn’t understand,” said Dean Sanderford, his attorney. “The convulsing got worse, it looked like his whole upper body was trying to lift off the gurney. For a minute, there was chaos.” Continue reading
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“I’m sorry it happened as it gives the parish a bad name, but what is a man to do when 100 men demand the keys?” Lezin H. Himel, Assumption Parish Sheriff in 1933
LABADIEVILLE — The corpse of 16-year-old Freddie Moore, his face showing signs of a severe beating, hands bound, remained hanging for at least 24 hours from a metal girder on the old, hand-cranked swing bridge spanning Bayou Lafourche. Hanged by Continue reading
Lights flickering, mind sharp
Chest burning, waters breaking
Rope on chest, crooked smile
Reversal of your fate Continue reading
A little known, but common variation on how the coon caricature was depicted in popular culture was as bait and food for alligators.Adults are sometimes the victims, but more often than not, it is the child-coon, the pickaninny that is the bait. These incredibly violent images were hung on walls, plastered on postcards, and molded into household items.
It’s unclear where the stereotype originated. Some of the primary sources about slavery do talk about the Southern swamps as a kind of natural barrier to slaves running away. Continue reading
THE BREAKING PROCESS OF THE AFRICAN WOMAN
Take the female and run a series of tests on her to see if she will submit to your desires willingly. Test her in every way, because she is the most important factor for good economics. If she shows any sign of resistance in submitting completely to your will, do not hesitate to use the bullwhip on her to extract that last bit of [b—-] out of her. Take care not to kill her, for in doing so, you spoil good economics. When in complete submission, she will train her offsprings in the early years to submit to labor when they become of Continue reading