1619 – The first African slaves arrive in Virginia
1800-1831 - Gabriel Prosser. Richmond, Virginia and Nat Turner. Southampton County, Virginia.
1849-1852 - Harriet Tubman. Underground Railroad. Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
1855-1857– Bridgewater and Northampton State Hospital are established. The Dred Scott Case.
1859-1861 - John Brown. Harpers Ferry. American Civil War begins.
1863-1865 - Emancipation Proclamation. The Civil War ends and Lincoln is assassinated. The Ku Klux Klan is formed and the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution is ratified.
1907- "A Mind That Found Itself." Clifford Whittingham Beers
1922-1931 - Belchertown State School for the Feeble-Minded is established. Nine black youths are arrested in Scottsboro, Alabama
1938 – Robert Leroy Johnson dies at the age of 27 near Greenwood, Mississippi, of unknown causes
1955 - Emmett Till of Mississippi. Rosa Parks is arrested.
1963-1964 - Martin Luther King is arrested. He writes "Letter from Birmingham Jail” and delivers his “I Have A Dream” speech.
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church and Birmingham riots.
The Civil Rights Act. James E. Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner.
1965-1967 - Malcolm X is assassinated. “Bloody Sunday.” Watts, Los Angeles. Titicut Follies by Frederick Wiseman to be shown at the 1967 New York Film Festival, but the government of Massachusetts attempts to ban its release
1968 – Bridgewater hearings are conducted after a study showed that there were 30 inmates committed to the state hospital illegally.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Civil Rights Act of 1968.
1972 – The Tuskegee Syphilis experiment ends.
1987-1991 - 8 patient deaths in a year at Bridgewater. Superior Court Judge Andrew Meyer allows Titicut Follies to be released to the general public.
1992 – Belchertown State School is closed due to criminal sexual activity towards patients. The beating of Rodney King
1996 – "I Raise My Eyes to Say Yes." Ruth Sienkiewicz-Mercer
1999-2004 - Bridgewater Lawsuit and William Mosher Jr.
2009- Bridgewater patient death
2012-2014 - Officer Derek Howard. Karin Bergeron e-mails and civil lawsuit at Bridgewater
materials list for album art: hemoglobin, saliva, rose petal embers, Fe3O4, acrylic paint
materials list for sculpture: Fe3O4, plaster, plywood, galvanized chain
released April 8, 2017
vocals on "would you kindly?" by s. flynn, as well as additional vocals on "this fucking world will never change"
additional percussion on "this fucking world will never change" by d. dodson
sculpture "exchange of power" and album art by mr. fontastic
(in)human(e) was recorded and mixed at Uncle D's PenIsland Cruise Line through collective effort by pando and mastered at glitch army studios, holyoke, ma.
pando would like to thank d. dodson of glitch army studios for his contributions and giving us access to his studio equipment for this album.
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