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THE TRUTH about “CHEAPER by the DOZEN” & more, much more…



Ever heard of the phrase, “cheaper by the dozen”- better yet, have you ever heard and/or used the word, “mother-f#@ker”??


Well…


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!


#BlackLivesMatter


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(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,


#BlackLivesMatter



- INDIpendent



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Sources:


Clip Links:


Paul M.-(43:00- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eClgBR_P5tU)


Dr. Patricia-

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VdqYbyVyu8)


Blog Links & Articles:


-https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/486088/cheaper-by-the-dozen-phrase-origin


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

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