Black Babies Used as Alligator Bait in Florida

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This postcard is from a guy who collects memorabilia.
It has been pretty well documented recently that, during slavery and into the 20th Century, black babies were used as alligator bait in North and Central Florida.

A guy in Sanford, near Orlando, told this story to a researcher. He said he had heard it from his grandfather.

The slaves who had babies, they would steal the babies during the course of the day, sometimes when their mothers weren't watching... Some would be infants, some would be a year old; he said some would be toddlers. He said they would grab these children and take them down to the swamp and leave them in pens like little chicken coops.

They would go down there at night, take these babies and... tie them up, put a rope around their neck and around their torso, around here, and tie it tight.

They'd be screaming... What they were doing would help them to chum the water. He said when they would throw the babies in tied to this rope, he said in a matter of minutes, he said, the alligators were on them. He said the alligator would clamp his jaws on that child. As a matter of fact, once he clamped on them he was really swallowed. He said you couldn't see anything but the rope! Some would be infants, some would be a year old, toddlers, some would be infants.

The is all from the video below, which was posted on reunionblackfamily.com. There is more proof, though, according the blog Abagond. Time magazine in 1923 reported the practice had taken place in Chipley, Florida, but the town denied it as "a silly lie, false and absurd."

And there is an account of it in Copper Sun, a 2006 book by Sharon Draper. Moreover, according to Abagond, "alligator bait" was a term used in Harlem in the early part of the century to refer to black children from Florida.

A blog from Ferris State University implies the practice contnued into the 20th Century. In 1908, the Washington Times reported that a keeper at the New York Zoological Garden had baited "alligators with pickaninnies," and on September 21, 1923, the Oakland Tribune reported, "Pickaninny bait lures voracious gator to death... and mother gets her baby back in perfect condition. And $2."

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silverstein.larry03
silverstein.larry03

BLACK GENOCIDE

"Several years ago, when 17,000 aborted babies were found in a dumpster outside a pathology laboratory in Los, Angeles, California, some 12-15,000 were observed to be black."

--Erma Clardy Craven (deceased)
Social Worker and Civil Rights Leader

Minority women constitute only about 13% of the female population (age 15-44) in the United States, but they underwent approximately 36% of the abortions.

According to the Alan Guttmacher Institute, black women are more than 5 times as likely as white women to have an abortion

On average, 1,876 black babies are aborted every day in the United States.

This incidence of abortion has resulted in a tremendous loss of life. It has been estimated that since 1973 Black women have had about 16 million abortions. Michael Novak had calculated "Since the number of current living Blacks (in the U.S.) is 36 million, the missing 16 million represents an enormous loss, for without abortion, America's Black community would now number 52 million persons. It would be 36 percent larger than it is. Abortion has swept through the Black community like a scythe, cutting down every fourth member."

A highly significant 1993 Howard University study showed that African American women over age 50 were 4.7 times more likely to get breast cancer if they had had any abortions compared to women who had not had any abortions.

Susant
Susant

Florida......sick then and sick now.  

ramond
ramond

I don't doubt it one bit. The white man I've researched and studied will most definitely do things like this and worse. Learn your "real" history, which you probably really don't want to know about in authentic context.

Jimbo99
Jimbo99

People use puppies/dogs to attract sharks ? so doesn't really shock me ?Probably happens more often than not for crocs in Africa ?

silverstein.larry03
silverstein.larry03

@ramond 

YOU DUMB MOTHERFUCKER:

YOUR ENEMY IS OTHER REGGIN

THE BLACK HOLOCAUST

JOHN W. FOUNTAIN

author@johnwfountain.com

Last Modified: May 6, 2012

Imagine Soldier Field beyond capacity, brimming with 63,879 young African-American men, ages 18 to 24 — more than U.S. losses in the entire Vietnam conflict.

Imagine the University of Michigan's football stadium — the largest in the U.S. — filled to its limit of 109,901 with black men, age 25 and older. Now add 28,223 more — together totaling more than U.S. deaths in World War I.

Picture two UIC Pavilions packed with 12,658 Trayvon Martins — black boys, ages 14 to 17 — nearly twice the number of U.S. lives lost in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Now picture all of them dead. The national tally of black males 14 and older murdered in America from 1976 through 2005, according to U.S. Bureau of Justice statistics: 214,661.

The numbers tell only part of the story of this largely urban war, where the victims bear an uncanny resemblance to their killers. A war of brother against brother, filled with wanton and automatic gunfire, even in the light of day, on neighborhood streets, where little boys make mud pies, schoolgirls jump rope, where the innocent are caught in the crossfire, where the spirit of murder blows like the wind.

It is, so far, a ceaseless war in which guns are often the weapon of choice, and the finger on the trigger of the gun pointed at a black male is most often another black male's.

The numbers alone are enough to make me cry — to wonder why — we as African Americans will march en masse over one slain by someone who is not black, and yet sit silent over the hundreds of thousands of us obliterated from this mortal world by someone black like us, like me. It is a numbing truth borne out by hard facts:

From 1980 through 2008, 93 percent of black victims were killed by blacks.

Translation: For every Trayvon Martin killed by someone not black, nine other blacks were murdered by someone black.

In 2005, — blacks — accounted for 13 percent of the U.S. population but 49 percent of all homicides. The numbers are staggering, the loss incomprehensible.

Add to the tally of black males 14 and older slain across the country from 1976 to 2005, another 29,335 (slain from 2006 to 2010), and their national body count rises to 243,996, representing 82 percent of all black homicides for that 35-year period. What also becomes clear is this: We too often have raised killers. And this war is claiming our sons.

But that's still not the end of the story. Add to that number 51,892 black females ages 14 and older, plus five whose gender was not identifiable, and the total, not counting children, is 295,893 — more than the combined U.S. losses of World War I, the Vietnam, Korean and Mexican-American wars, the War of 1812 and the American Revolutionary War.

Is the blood of these sons and daughters somehow less American?

Two hundred ninety-five thousand eight hundred ninety-three . . .

Imagine the United Center, Wrigley Field, U.S. Cellular Field and Soldier Field nearly all filled simultaneously with black boys, girls, men and women. Now imagine that twice over. Now imagine them all dead.

As far as I can see, that's at least 295,893 reasons to cry. And it is cause enough for reticent churches, for communities, for lackadaisical leaders, for all people — no matter our race, color or creed — to find the collective will and the moral resolve to stamp out this human rights atrocity occurring right under our noses.

Just imagine the human carnage and the toll to us all if we don't.

I can't. I won't.

JOHN W. FOUNTAIN

JusticeforAll
JusticeforAll

@Jimbo99  I guess that then makes it okay? Comparing blacks to animals...Disgusting

silverstein.larry03
silverstein.larry03

@ramond @Jimbo99 

YOU DUMB, STUPID, MORONIC REGGIN,

" A guy in Sanford, near Orlando, told this story to a researcher. He said he had heard it from his grandfather". 

FUCKING HEARSAY!

YOU ARE A BASTARD CHILD OF THE FAGGOT AL SHARPTON!

Jimbo99
Jimbo99

@JusticeforAll @Jimbo99Hey, I wasn't a contributor to this. Google this in the search box. africa ethiopia starvation

Hard to answer your questions and post a response without realizing that you're trying to make this my issue. What are you doing about it ? What's your solution ? Make Americans work harder, send free aid because our Government can tax us, pay off farmers to grow and deplete our own soil of being able to feed our own with high quality organic foods ?

What about China ? Maybe you oughta sit on I-95 or the Palmetto at 5 PM and come back and tell me about the cultures that our POTUS wants to allow to freely enter our borders and saddle us with these concepts of indiscriminately populating Miami, FL and the rest of the USA. Well, we're on our way, since I don't have a 1/2 dozen children with several women, I'm not big on taxing/paying for someone that had all the fun of getting laid because they were bored ? The thought processes in Africa are to overpopulate and expect survival of the fittest & competition to rule the day in determining who survives to carry on the population in those regions/nations. It's a recipe for a societal collapse and failure of epic proportions. Sorry yo don't like hearing the truth. Accountability & responsibility should be the highest order of consideration. If you don't have the income and resources to take care of a family that large, having more children is the last thing that should be a hobby. I think the human race is safe from extinction because the last fertile couples are barren ?

http://www.autoevolution.com/news-image/how-to-avoid-city-traffic-jams-35319-2.html

http://filipspagnoli.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/overpopulation.jpg

zoom390
zoom390

@silverstein.larry03 You spelled nigger backwards to be clever! Wow. You do know this is not the only account of black babies used as bait? It's pretty well known know. There's accounts in book, old newspaper articles, memorabilia. You can ignore the evidence if you want, but the truth is the truth.

onaxanamun
onaxanamun

@Jimbo99 @JusticeforAll Why are you commenting on this evil, your first comment is evil and insensitive. No, you are not a contributor, however, the article is about 'babies' being used as bait, and you bring another issue into the thread. Perhaps you should read and not leave a comment.

silverstein.larry03
silverstein.larry03

@zoom390 

More Hear-say!

RAP DON'T EDUCATE –

IT HELPS ERADCATE –

ITS MUSICAL AIDS

THE BLACK HOLOCAUST
JOHN W. FOUNTAIN
author@johnwfountain.com
Last Modified: May 6, 2012

Imagine Soldier Field beyond capacity, brimming with 63,879 young African-American men, ages 18 to 24 — more than U.S. losses in the entire Vietnam conflict.
Imagine the University of Michigan's football stadium — the largest in the U.S. — filled to its limit of 109,901 with black men, age 25 and older. Now add 28,223 more — together totaling more than U.S. deaths in World War I.

Picture two UIC Pavilions packed with 12,658 Trayvon Martins — black boys, ages 14 to 17 — nearly twice the number of U.S. lives lost in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Now picture all of them dead. The national tally of black males 14 and older murdered in America from 1976 through 2005, according to U.S. Bureau of Justice statistics: 214,661.

The numbers tell only part of the story of this largely urban war, where the victims bear an uncanny resemblance to their killers. A war of brother against brother, filled with wanton and automatic gunfire, even in the light of day, on neighborhood streets, where little boys make mud pies, schoolgirls jump rope, where the innocent are caught in the crossfire, where the spirit of murder blows like the wind.

It is, so far, a ceaseless war in which guns are often the weapon of choice, and the finger on the trigger of the gun pointed at a black male is most often another black male's.

The numbers alone are enough to make me cry — to wonder why — we as African Americans will march en masse over one slain by someone who is not black, and yet sit silent over the hundreds of thousands of us obliterated from this mortal world by someone black like us, like me. It is a numbing truth borne out by hard facts:
From 1980 through 2008, 93 percent of black victims were killed by blacks.

Translation: For every Trayvon Martin killed by someone not black, nine other blacks were murdered by someone black.

In 2005, — blacks — accounted for 13 percent of the U.S. population but 49 percent of all homicides. The numbers are staggering, the loss incomprehensible.
Add to the tally of black males 14 and older slain across the country from 1976 to 2005, another 29,335 (slain from 2006 to 2010), and their national body count rises to 243,996, representing 82 percent of all black homicides for that 35-year period. What also becomes clear is this: We too often have raised killers. And this war is claiming our sons.

But that's still not the end of the story. Add to that number 51,892 black females ages 14 and older, plus five whose gender was not identifiable, and the total, not counting children, is 295,893 — more than the combined U.S. losses of World War I, the Vietnam, Korean and Mexican-American wars, the War of 1812 and the American Revolutionary War.

Is the blood of these sons and daughters somehow less American?
Two hundred ninety-five thousand eight hundred ninety-three . . .
Imagine the United Center, Wrigley Field, U.S. Cellular Field and Soldier Field nearly all filled simultaneously with black boys, girls, men and women. Now imagine that twice over. Now imagine them all dead.

As far as I can see, that's at least 295,893 reasons to cry. And it is cause enough for reticent churches, for communities, for lackadaisical leaders, for all people — no matter our race, color or creed — to find the collective will and the moral resolve to stamp out this human rights atrocity occurring right under our noses.
Just imagine the human carnage and the toll to us all if we don't.
 
I can't. I won't.
 
JOHN W. FOUNTAIN

THE AMERICAN NEGRO IS A HYPOCRITE –

AL SHARPTON IS AN FBI INFORMANT!

STEVE COKELY SAID, JESSE JACKSON WAS THE "JUDAS GOAT" THAT WALKED MLK TO HIS DEATH!

LOUIS FARRAKHAN INSPIRED THE HIT ON MALCOLM X.

MALCOLM X WAS COLOR BLIND WHEN HE WENT TO MECCA –

HE SAW NO BLACK SLAVES!

PROPHET MUHAMMAD WOULD EXCHANGE 2 BLACK SLAVES FOR 1 WHITE!

AMERICAN NEGROS ARE SO FAR UP THE WHITE MAN'S ASS, HE IS BEGINNING TO LOOK WHITE!

AMERICAN NEGROS NEED THE  "RIGHT OF RETURN" JUST LIKE THE JEWS, SO THEY CAN GO BACK TO AFRICA!

SMALL PROBLEM - NO WELFARE OR FOOD STAMPS IN THE JUNGLE!

THEY WOULD SWIM BACK, THROUGH SHARK INFESTED WATERS, JUST TO BE WITH WHITEY AGAIN!

ONE BIT OF ADVICE - "SHUT THE F--K UP"!

ALL THE OTHER RACES IN AMERICA GOT OFF THEIR ASS & MADE SOMETHING OF THEMSELVES & THEY DID IT BY FAIR COMPETITION - NOT LIKE THE NEGRO & HIS "POSITIVE DISCRIMINATION" - HE ONLY NEEDS TO GET 30%, WHILE EVERYONE ELSE HAS TO GET 70%.

THE BLACKMAN & HIS 3 Rs

RAPING!

RIOTING!

ROBBING!

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