Scholars Want Help Identifying Origin...

Scholars Want Help Identifying Origins of Enslaved Americans

There are 7 comments on the The Skanner story from Jan 1, 2012, titled Scholars Want Help Identifying Origins of Enslaved Americans. In it, The Skanner reports that:

'The whole point of the project is to ask the African diaspora, people with any African background, to help us identify the names because the names are so ethno-linguistically specific' WASHINGTON -- Almost two centuries before there was a man named Obama in the White House, there was a man named Obama shackled in the bowels of a slave ship.

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Dave

Franklin, NJ

#1 Jan 2, 2012
So what! Obama is a common name in Muslim Africa.
It means " he who crawls".
There are many people in Africa with that name.
Awake and Aware

Saint Louis, MO

#2 Jan 2, 2012
The banksters are enslaving the world with the funding by the PRIVATE held company of the "Federal Reserve". The CONgress and SINate are bought and paid for by the NWO...
AntiMelting

United States

#3 Jan 2, 2012
Liberals enslave minorities with welfare and social programs.
Awake and Aware

Saint Louis, MO

#4 Jan 2, 2012
Did you know about this? Your tax dollars....

One Hundred Million Dollar Penny

“I am angry @ em a -|”

Since: Jan 12

Aiken, SC

#5 Jan 2, 2012
Adam and Eve. Eve was originally enslaved, being forced to be a vitally protective organ of Adam. His rib.

“I am angry @ em a -|”

Since: Jan 12

Aiken, SC

#6 Jan 2, 2012
Until God set her free by liberating her form one form unto another.

“I am angry @ em a -|”

Since: Jan 12

Aiken, SC

#7 Jan 2, 2012
and giving her Ribs of her own, might I add.

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