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Re: California's ( DEMOCRAT ) Struggle with ( WHITE ) Slavery

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KoOks of San Francisco

Feb 19, 2024, 8:40:04 PMFeb 19
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> Modern day lazy unaffected niggers do not deserve any fucking reparations.
> They didn't give one flying fuck about any possible slave shit until money was waved.

Archy Lee, a fugitive slave who had run away from his master in
Mississippi, aroused the attention of Californians who held a
variety of viewpoints on the Fugitive Slave Law. Black
Americans throughout the state rallied in support of Lee who,
after three flip-flops in the state legal system during the year
, won his freedom in 1858. Fearing that a federal trial would
return him to bondage in the same manner as had happened to Dred
Scott during the previous year, Lee fled to Canada and never
returned to the United States. This newspaper advertisement ran
through several Northern California newspapers, in a successful
bid to raise funds for Lee's defense.

Depiction of the Duel between David Broderick and David Terry

"The last notable duel in American history" took place near Lake
Merced, outside of San Francisco when California Supreme Court
Justice David Terry shot and killed his long-time friend and
U.S. Senator David Broderick on September 13, 1859 . Terry, a
pro-slavery Democrat, had recently lost his bid for re-election,
and subsequently blamed Broderick's anit-slavery coalition for
his loss, thus initiating the rift between the two former
allies. Broderick would become a martyr for the anti-slavery
cause, and his deathwould recieve national attention. Terry,
whom many accused of cheating by ensuring Borderick's gun had an
overly-sensitive trigger, would himself become a fugitive of the
law before the case against him (a murder charge) was ultimately


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