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An open letter to White people who tire of hearing about slavery when they visit slave plantations: especially Suzanne Sherman. — The Negro Subversive

Dear Ms. Sherman, When I read your reflection in The American Conservative I was so sorry to hear that you had mistaken the museum at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello for a monument to the Declaration of Independence. This mistake clearly caused … Continue reading

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The Tree of Liberty

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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave

    (An excerpt; the complete text can be found here.) CHAPTER VI My new mistress proved to be all she appeared when I first met her at the door,—a woman of the kindest heart and finest feelings. She had … Continue reading

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The Soul of Man under Socialism (1891) – Part 3

(Go back to Part 2) by Oscar Wilde It is evident, then, that all authority in such things is bad. People sometimes inquire what form of government is most suitable for an artist to live under. To this question there … Continue reading

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The Soul of Man under Socialism (1891) – Part 2

(Go back to Part 1) by Oscar Wilde And I have no doubt that it will be so. Up to the present, man has been, to a certain extent, the slave of machinery, and there is something tragic in the … Continue reading

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The Soul of Man under Socialism (1891) – Part 1

by Oscar Wilde The chief advantage that would result from the establishment of Socialism is, undoubtedly, the fact that Socialism would relieve us from that sordid necessity of living for others which, in the present condition of things, presses so … Continue reading

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