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How to Keep Writing When You Don’t Have Time to Write
How to Keep Writing When You Don't Have Time to Write
The men, women and children, most likely from the kingdoms of Ndongo and Kongo, endured the horrific journey, bound for a life of enslavement in Mexico. Almost half the captives had died by the time the ship was seized by two English pirate ships; the remaining Africans were taken to Point Comfort, a port near Jamestown, the capital of the English colony of Virginia, which the Virginia Company of London had established 12 years earlier. Forced labor was not uncommon — Africans and Europeans had been trading goods and people across the Mediterranean for centuries — but enslavement had not been based on race. The trans-Atlantic slave trade, which began as early as the 15th century, introduced a system of slavery that was commercialized, racialized and inherited.
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Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses we can only dream of. Yet it turns out that—in the most painful and personal ways—movie stars are more like you and me than we ever knew.
Chronicling Michael Doonesbury's life along with his friends and family, the strip is part humor and part commentary on an ever-changing society. For over 50 years, the strip, a creation of the counterculture era, has remained relevant and continued to stand apart from other newspaper comics. Not only have the main characters grown and aged, but so too has the strip, maturing and growing along with its cast.