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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-11-08 09:22 PM
Response to Reply #25
31. A group of us visited the Elmina Fort
We wept like children.
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  -The Documentary Meeting David Wilson starting on GEM$NBC now malaise  Apr-11-08 08:04 PM   #0 
  - looks interesting so far  Syrinx   Apr-11-08 08:21 PM   #1 
  - I've eaten at that restaurant that Wilson owns in NC  libnnc   Apr-11-08 08:22 PM   #2 
  - Small world  malaise   Apr-11-08 08:24 PM   #3 
  - Very good so far. Enjoying it thoroughly. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 08:26 PM   #4 
  - Okay, every DUer should watch this at some point  libnnc   Apr-11-08 08:31 PM   #5 
  - It's about time they did something right. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 08:32 PM   #6 
  - I'm watching also.  PA Democrat   Apr-11-08 08:32 PM   #7 
  - i'm watching now.  sweets   Apr-11-08 08:33 PM   #8 
  - This is really interesting.  bleever   Apr-11-08 08:36 PM   #9 
  - Why do I find myself getting emotional watching this? Is anyone  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 08:36 PM   #10 
  - Yep it's very emotional  malaise   Apr-11-08 08:43 PM   #13 
  - Of course you should be getting emotional.  intheflow   Apr-11-08 08:57 PM   #18 
  - I'm quite surprised at my personal reaction to this. And I agree. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:02 PM   #20 
  - The moment when David stepped across the thresh hold of the slave quarters  PA Democrat   Apr-11-08 09:10 PM   #23 
  - It was tobacco that brought slaves to VA and NC  libnnc   Apr-11-08 08:38 PM   #11 
  - I have roots in that trade in both states. My mother's ancestors  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 08:41 PM   #12 
  - My ancestor was a back country Justice of the Peace and  libnnc   Apr-11-08 08:44 PM   #14 
  - They learned from the planters in the Caribbean  malaise   Apr-11-08 08:46 PM   #15 
  - Wow! The white David Wilson suggested that the black David Wilson would be entrenched in poverty...  Fridays Child   Apr-11-08 08:54 PM   #16 
  - That was unbelievable arrogance and ignorance  malaise   Apr-11-08 08:57 PM   #17 
  - A very dramatic moment and quite revealing. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:00 PM   #19 
     - And yet the white David Wilson  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:12 PM   #24 
  - I nominate this film for an Emmy. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:04 PM   #21 
  - yup  libnnc   Apr-11-08 09:07 PM   #22 
     - The families meeting is amazing  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:15 PM   #26 
        - Don't hog the tissues! n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:16 PM   #27 
        - This is the discussion we ALL need to be having.  libnnc   Apr-11-08 09:17 PM   #28 
           - Those who read and those who travel know better  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:26 PM   #33 
  - Damn. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:14 PM   #25 
  - The door of no return  libnnc   Apr-11-08 09:19 PM   #29 
  - Anyone who isn't profoundly touched by this journey simply  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:20 PM   #30 
     - Indeed  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:23 PM   #32 
  - A group of us visited the Elmina Fort  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:22 PM   #31 
     - My Race and Slavery professor told us about it  libnnc   Apr-11-08 09:28 PM   #34 
        - You must read Thomas Thistlewood's Diary  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:39 PM   #38 
           - I'll check that out. Race and Slavery is not my field  libnnc   Apr-11-08 09:43 PM   #40 
              - What's your field?  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:45 PM   #43 
                 - 20th Century US with a concentration in GLBT History  libnnc   Apr-11-08 09:49 PM   #45 
  - Wow. What a POWERFUL lesson. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:30 PM   #35 
  - That was the best thing I've seen on TV in a long time.  Fridays Child   Apr-11-08 09:32 PM   #36 
  - I'll second that emotion. Left me a blubbering mess. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:34 PM   #37 
  - It's on DVD n/t  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:43 PM   #41 
  - It was very good  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:40 PM   #39 
  - And now the conversation w/ David A and David B  proud patriot   Apr-11-08 09:45 PM   #42 
  - This could be good  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:46 PM   #44 
     - who is this guy talking right now?  libnnc   Apr-11-08 09:53 PM   #48 
        - Time Wise  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:00 PM   #52 
           - TY. Dyson was at UNCG a few weeks ago and I missed him  libnnc   Apr-11-08 10:03 PM   #55 
  - Wow this was an excellent show  proud2Blib   Apr-11-08 09:52 PM   #46 
  - The discussion is also very good so far n/t  malaise   Apr-11-08 09:53 PM   #47 
  - I am watching NOW  proud2Blib   Apr-11-08 10:06 PM   #57 
  - Just as Malaak just said, ever child needs to see this film. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:55 PM   #50 
     - If she took off some of that weave  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:04 PM   #56 
        - Exactly  redstate_democrat   Apr-11-08 10:20 PM   #63 
           - She just did it again. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 10:22 PM   #64 
           - "I work with an organization..."  redstate_democrat   Apr-11-08 10:25 PM   #65 
           - She can't help herself  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:28 PM   #66 
              - Yes I can tell she really does care and is trying to make a difference  redstate_democrat   Apr-11-08 10:30 PM   #67 
  - Thanks for this thread - I'll be sure to watch the rebroadcast later tonight!  bullwinkle428   Apr-11-08 09:54 PM   #49 
  - Be sure to have the tissue at the ready. You'll need them. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 09:56 PM   #51 
  - Why does Brian WIlliams ask why the black doll test  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:14 PM   #60 
  - It wasn't rebroadcast in my area.  intheflow   Apr-12-08 01:06 PM   #82 
  - I missed it.  NOLALady   Apr-11-08 10:00 PM   #53 
  - Get out the tissues  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:01 PM   #54 
  - Barnacle made a few good points  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:07 PM   #58 
  - What was the name of the person who did the original  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 10:13 PM   #59 
  - Kenneth Clark n/t  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:15 PM   #61 
     - Thanks. Need it for my Doll Test post. I still haven't located  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 10:20 PM   #62 
        - Maybe Library of Congress  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:32 PM   #68 
           - Thanks! Added link to my post. n/t  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 10:38 PM   #69 
  - I've been enjoying this for the past hour and a half  HughMoran   Apr-11-08 10:40 PM   #70 
  - as have I  proud patriot   Apr-11-08 10:42 PM   #72 
  - Obama has reopened the discussion  malaise   Apr-11-08 10:45 PM   #74 
  - This needs 3 more recs, please. Let's get the word out  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 10:41 PM   #71 
  - delete  Texas Explorer   Apr-11-08 10:43 PM   #73 
  - I'm upset they're not repeating the the dialog tonight.  intheflow   Apr-11-08 10:58 PM   #75 
  - Well when they showed Supersize it  malaise   Apr-11-08 11:00 PM   #76 
     - Hell what's gotten into MSNBC? Miss. Cold Case!  libnnc   Apr-11-08 11:03 PM   #77 
        - I'm guessing the gazillion complaints about that  malaise   Apr-11-08 11:04 PM   #78 
        - I want to write MSNBC and give them a double message  checks-n-balances   Apr-11-08 11:51 PM   #79 
  - I watched this last night and hoped that someone began a thread  me b zola   Apr-12-08 12:50 PM   #80 
  - Tim Wise is excellent.  intheflow   Apr-12-08 01:03 PM   #81 
  - That was an astounding documentary  Blue_In_AK   Apr-12-08 01:14 PM   #83 
 

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