The 400-Year-Old Wound Wrenching the Heart of America — Truthdig RSS

Four hundred years ago this month, the first enslaved people from Africa arrived in Virginia. Slavery is often reduced to a crime of America’s long-ago past. But enslaved labor created the backbone for America’s capitalistic economy, allowing it to grow into — and remain — the world’s leading economy today. Related Articles America Must Make…

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  1. Reblogged this on Kreb Talk.

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