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What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination? Ashcans and unobtainable dollars! Children screaming under the stairways! Boys sobbing in armies! Old men weeping in the parks! Moloch the heavy judger of men! Moloch the incomprehensible prison!
Moloch the crossbone soulless jailhouse and Congress of sorrows! Moloch whose buildings are judgment! Moloch the vast stone of war! Moloch the stunned governments!
Moloch whose mind is pure machinery! Moloch whose blood is running money! Moloch whose fingers are ten armies! Moloch whose breast is a cannibal dynamo!
Moloch whose ear is a smoking tomb! Moloch whose eyes are a thousand blind windows! Moloch whose skyscrapers stand in the long streets like endless Jehovahs!
Moloch whose factories dream and croak in the fog! Moloch whose smoke-stacks and antennae crown the cities! Moloch whose love is endless oil and stone! Moloch whose soul is electricity and banks! Moloch whose poverty is the specter of genius!
Moloch whose fate is a cloud of sexless hydrogen! Moloch whose name is the Mind!
Moloch in whom I sit lonely! Moloch in whom I dream Angels! Lacklove and manless in Moloch! Moloch who entered my soul early! Moloch in whom I am a consciousness without a body!
Moloch who frightened me out of my natural ecstasy!Baritone and piano player Wintley Phipps talks about the role of music in Black history and sings "Amazing Grace".
The Day Billy Graham Did the Unthinkable Billy Graham and Martin Luther King, Jr. worked together to promote civil rights for African-Americans. For African Americans after the Civil War, the abolition of slavery in was a landmark in human history.
But blacks came to recognize that while slavery had been abolished, their newly secured freedom was at risk despite the Reconstruction-era constitutional amendments. The Haitian Revolution (French: Révolution haïtienne [ʁevɔlysjɔ̃ ajisjɛ̃n]) was a successful anti-slavery and anti-colonial insurrection by self-liberated slaves against French colonial rule in Saint-Domingue, now the sovereign nation of timberdesignmag.com began on 22 August at , and ended in with the former colony's independence.
It . African intellectuals tend to blame the West for the slave trade, but I knew that white traders couldn’t have loaded their ships without help from Africans like my great-grandfather.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself, by Harriet Ann Jacobs, It is a "triumph for the public recognition of African-Americans who struggled for freedom," says Mr Bordewich Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson, a slave owner, on the front of.