Ever heard of the phrase, “cheaper by the dozen”- better yet, have you ever heard and/or used the word, “mother-f#@ker”??
Both of these commonly used phrases have deep roots in the Afro-American slave trade…
THE TRUTH about “CHEAPER by the DOZEN” presents the commonplace and mainstream legacies of this violent history.
The only way to change history, is to educate yourself first!
(Just a few of the many…) Current Organizations Doing Good Work Right Now: 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾
Equal Justice Initiative: https://eji.org
EJI- Alabama Legacy Museum
Southern Poverty Law Center: https://www.splcenter.org
Teaching Tolerance: https://www.tolerance.org
Anddddddd in case you forgot,
Paul M.-(43:00- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eClgBR_P5tU)
Blog Links & Articles:
Saloy, D. (1998). African American Oral Traditions in Louisiana. Retrieved 26 June 2020, from http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/creole_art_african_am_oral.html
Turner, D. (2014). African American slavery and disability: bodies, property, and power in the Antebellum South, 1800–1860. Disability & Society, 29(9), 1505-1506. doi: 10.1080/09687599.2014.931652
Brock, R. (2011). Recovering from ‘yo mama is so stupid’: (en)gendering a critical paradigm on Black feminist theory and pedagogy. International Journal Of Qualitative Studies In Education, 24(3), 379-396. doi: 10.1080/09518398.2010.539190
Lefever, H. (1981). "Playing the Dozens": A Mechanism for Social Control. Phylon (1960-), 42(1), 73. doi: 10.2307/274886
Link to THE MOVIE: 13TH- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krfcq5pF8u8&t=48s