If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be, and why? Just for one day, I would like to be a smarter version of myself, so I can look around, go through her things, and see how she did it.
Author Archives: Cherokee Sunrise
What experiences in life help you grow the most? Which experiences in life helped me grow the most? Why the most challenging experiences of course! IF – and only if – you allow yourself to be disciplined by challenges, as opposed to running from them, you will experience exponential growth, understanding and wisdom. You willContinue reading “The RUB”
To Restrict or NOT – That Is the Question
If you could permanently ban a word from general usage, which one would it be? Why? I would not choose to permanently ban any word from usage for several reasons. First, restricting a person’s basic rights is a slippery slope and an unnecessary one. Once you decide to restrict words, where does it end? BecauseContinue reading “To Restrict or NOT – That Is the Question”
Did Skin Color Matter to Slaves? Perspective 7 of 13 | The Slavery Project Breathe In…Breathe Out…Breathe In…Breathe Out…Breathe In…Breathe Out Ok…here we go…We’re all in this together… Sentiment around American slaves often exclusively focuses on weakness. And is rather one-note, namely, people either worked in the field picking cotton or they worked in theContinue reading “Colorism”
Nonconformer – a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs. Perspective 6 of 13 | The Slavery Project Nonconformers are an important part of society because they provide the rest of us with perspective, and most importantly – with options. They inadvertently push against the status quo which gets us toContinue reading “Society’s NONCONFORMERS”
Its a Human Thang…
Bullies – Victims And the Game of Thrones Perspective 5 of 13 | The Slavery Project It is often said that life is a game. A look at history reveals a very clear pattern present in most societies since… Forever. And that is: As long as human beings have sought to oppress each other, theyContinue reading ” Its a Human Thang…”
If Not Now…Then When?
Open Letter to [Black] People of America It’s Time. The Healing is Now. *It’s Time. Love, Compassion, Healing Is waiting for You. Claim it. I see people have the desire to heal The DESIRE to…. What is holding you back? It is within you. You can feel it. I can feel it. Its Time toContinue reading “If Not Now…Then When?”
All is fair ….in Love and War
Perspective 4 of 13 | The Slavery Project There is a documentary on Nat Turner that interviewed a host of historians as they told the story of one of the most famous slave revolts in american history. An enslaved man named Nat Turner organized a posse and carried out a series of murders, going fromContinue reading “All is fair ….in Love and War”
John Brown and the Underground Railroad
Perspective 3 of 13 | The Slavery Project If there is ONE person we have all heard of in black history, who stands out because we actually know who she was and what she did, We are all familiar with the Queen Harriet Tubman, neh Araminta Ross. The details of her story may not beContinue reading “John Brown and the Underground Railroad”
Why Chattel Slavery ?
Perspective 2 of 13 | The Slavery Project Slavery has a long Human history, never very pleasant for the person on the receiving end and at times downright ugly. And although it is not openly practiced today, it is for sure, a hidden market (Wayfair, ahem). The type of slavery practiced in the United StatesContinue reading “Why Chattel Slavery ?”