Im Spartacus

 

 

It is 71 BC and I'm Spartacus

You are Marcus Licinius Crassus

 

It is 60 AD and I'm Boudica

You are Gaius Suetonius Paulinus

 

It is 415 and I'm Hypatia

You are the christian mob

 

It is 1215 and I'm an English Baron

You are King John Lackland

 

It is 1305 and I'm William Wallace

You are King Edward of Caernarfon

 

It is 1380 and I'm Wat Tyler

You are King Richard II

 

It is 1609 and I'm Gaspar Yanga

You are Pedro González de Herrera

 

It is 1770 and I'm Crispus Attucks

You are the 29th Regiment of Foot

 

It is 1739 and I'm Jemme

You are the South Carolina militia

 

It is 1776 and I'm Thomas Paine

You are King George III

 

It is 1789 and I'm among the Estates-General

You are King Louis XVI

 

It is 1802 and I'm Toussaint L'Ouverture

You are Jean Baptiste Brunet

 

It is 1817 and I'm Policarpa Salavarrieta

You are Spanish soldiers in Columbia

 

It is 1831 and I'm Nat Turner

You are slavers in Southampton County, Virginia

 

It is 1831 and I'm Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee, Creek and Seminole

You are President Andrew Jackson

 

It is 1844 and I'm Carlota Lukumí

You are the Spanish slavers in Cuba

 

It is 1856 and I'm John Brown

You are Colonel Robert E. Lee

 

It is 1860 and I'm Frederick Douglass

You are Jefferson Davis

 

It is 1864 and I'm the 6th U.S. Regiment Colored Heavy Artillery and the 2nd U.S. Colored Light Artillery

You are Nathan Bedford Forrest

 

It is 1876 and I'm Crazy Horse

You are George Armstrong Custer

 

It is 1913 and I'm Emily Wilding Davison

You are King George V

 

It is 1915 and I'm Joel Emmanuel Hägglund

You are Chief Justice Daniel Straup

 

It is 1916 and I'm Emiliano Zapata Salazar

You are Pablo González Garza

 

It is 1917 and I’m Rosa Luxemburg

You are Friedrich Ebert

 

It is 1917 and I'm a citizen of Petrograd

You are Tsar Nikolay Alexandrovich Romanov

 

It is 1934 and I'm César Augusto Sandino

You are Anastasio Somoza García

 

It is 1945 and I'm Annelies Marie Frank

You are SS-Oberscharführer Karl Silberbauer

 

It is 1950 and I'm Pedro Albizu Campos

You are the City of San Juan Police Department

 

It is 1960 and I'm Patria, Dede, Minerva and Maria Teresa Mirabal

You are Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina

 

It is 1963 and I'm Medgar Wiley Evers

You are Byron De La Beckwith

 

It is 1964 and I'm James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner

You are Cecil Price, Samuel Bowers, Alton Wayne Roberts, Jimmy Snowden, Billey Wayne Posey, Horace Barnett, and Jimmy Arledge

 

It is 1965 and I'm Malcolm X

You are Talmadge Hayer

 

It is 1967 and I'm Ernesto (Che) Guevara

You are Félix Rodríguez

 

It is 1968 and I'm Martin Luther King, Jr.

You are James Earl Ray

 

It is 1969 and I'm Fred Hampton

You are State's Attorney Edward Hanrahan

 

It is 1970 and I'm Julio Roldan

You are hacks at the "Tombs" prison facility

 

It is 1973 and I'm Presidente Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens

You are the General Augusto Pinochet

 

It is 1977 and I'm Stephen Bantu Biko

You are Harold Snyman and Gideon Nieuwoudt

 

It is 1978 and I'm Harvey Bernard Milk

You are Dan White

 

It is 1993 and I'm Dr. David Gunn

You are Michael F. Griffin

 

It is 2012 and I'm Malala Yousafzai

You are the Taliban

 

It is 2014 and I'm Felina / @Miut3

You are the Zetas and Gulf drug cartels in Tamaulipas, Mexico

 

It is 2015 and I'm a parishoner at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

You are Dylann Storm Roof

 

It is 2015 and I'm Ruqia Hassan

You are ISIS

 

Throughout history and in all corners of the globe I have struggled to be free and to free others, to stand for liberty, justice and equality. To make the world a better place for ALL.

You have defended the baser instincts, the bigoted motive, the greedy goal.

 

I have often lost the battle, but never the high ground.

You will always be there. You will use every weapon at your disposal to crush me. You are the evil in men's eyes.

 

I will never back down. I have the right and history on my side.

 

No matter the time, or the place, or the odds, I'm Spartacus...

and I always will be.

 

Spartacus (film)

Originally published as a Facebook Note

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