The Age of Aquarius
- Sep 27, 2005
- Healthcare Provider
featured by the genius of M'Bwebe Aja Ishangi (Devon Buckner)
"... So, what's the problem? The Emancipation Proclamation did not free any enslaved Afrikans in Texas or any other place! First, it was only a "Proclamation" which Black's Law Dictionary defines as "an official announcement, usually by a government entity." Being, so, it was not a law, and did not have the force and effect of law. Further, it wasn't designed to free anyone. It was a political statement that did not have teeth, it was legally unenforceable, and even conciliatory to the enslavers. Why is this? Because, Lincoln never intended to free the Captured Afrikans. ...