Tag: slavery
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This isn’t the first time Jeremy Scott has worked with Adidas on a shoe collaboration, but this time, Adidas Originals seems to have taken a misstep after widespread anger spread about these new “Shackles” which some were saying evoked feelings of slavery. The shoes are now canceled. Personally, my first thought after seeing these was […]

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Peter, a slave who has been whipped by his overseer, taken April 2, 1863. Photo credit unknown. I saw some images of slavery and slave houses in the LIFE archives (hosted by Google) and I just couldn’t figure out how any person could have convinced themselves that treating another living being this way was the […]