Emancipation In 1834 Was Not Real
Posted By: Ras Marcus In Response To: Re: Members Of African Union Give Their Views (Ras Howard Henry)
Date: Saturday, 25 February 2012, at 6:25 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Members Of African Union Give Their Views (Ras Howard Henry)
In the year 1834 the British claimed that they gave the slaves Emancipation but it was far from being real. They set up a wery wicked system which they called the Apprenticeship system, treating our people as if they did not know what it is to be free, therefore, they will have to learn how to be free in four years, from 1834 to 1838, and that kind of foolishness, allows the slave masters to become more wicked, and brutish to the same people they were brutalizing for hundreds of years.
So they gave the slave masters twenty million sterling pounds, for the cost of the slaves which the bought, and which they were expected set free after four years, since slaves were considered to be property, and setting them free would mean that they lose their property, like you would lose you horse, goat are cows, or your car, if they were taken away from you.
Now the slaves who were brutalized and worked without pay for hundreds of years, did not get one single penny under Apprenticeship system, instead they got some more cruelties, and beaten and more poverty, than they had before. The slaves had a strong belief that England had set them free but the slave masters in the Caribbean was still enslaving them, so some of them escaped into the hills, and try to plant and hunt food for themselvs, but those who were old and sickly, stick around to do what they called share cropping, which was just another way of stealing and keeping our people on the slave plantations.
They who stayed used to work 40 and a half hours per week, and also worked at nights, but now they get up early in the morning, and do their 40 and a half hours, in three days, and spend the rest of the time, in the own garden or provision grounds, taking care of their own cultivation in order to earn their own livelihood. Well those slave masters were very pissed off with this situation, and started to chop down our people's fruit trees, and destroyed their gardens, in order to force our people back to work as slaves on their plantations. Those European bastards were so lazy and depended on black people to work for them for nothing, that they totally for get how to work for themselves. They Eventually imported Indians to come to Jamaica to work for them, they were just a worthless set of human beings. So, those are the kinds of wicked and out of order bahavoir against African people, who were enslaved, which led to the Morant Bay Rebel-lion which we shall talk about shortly.
Now the Maroons in Jamaca know about these English people, because they have suffered under their wickedness just like others, that is why it is so amazing, that they could take sides with those English people to enslaved their own people, as well as to defeat those with the African liberation spirits, who were fighting for the liberation of their people.
Take the best care of yourselves and your people.
Maroons No No No.
Coromantees Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes.
Again I send many oceans of blessings and self determination to African people everywhere.
ONE BLACK HEART ONE BLACK LOVE.
Baba Ras Marcus.
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