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Why are black Americans blaming the white man for slavery if they believe their ancestors sold them into slavery?

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weggieboy
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It was a combined effort of black and white. There was a white demand for free labor (slaves) in the cane fields used to supply rum and molasses to the English colonies up north, and the blacks who captured and sold people of other tribes to the whites to meet that demand. Later, the cotton and indigo fields produced a need for more free labor in the English colonies, then the newly created United States of America. It is America’s original sin, and one civil war failed to free the country of that sin, just restructured it, institutionalized a different… Read more »
skywalkerstoryteller
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The question should be, rather, when will black Americans regain their communities and when will those with the money, prestige, and influence work to empower those who remain ignored and prey to ignorance and violence?

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