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Tuesday, June 29, 2010

BLACK Slave Owners (via ELLIOT LAKE News & Views)

So Rev Al and Jesse, do the decendants of the black masters get money too?

During [America's] period of slavery, many freed blacks worked for years to purchase the freedom of family members. But a great many freemen became slave masters themselves, and for the same reason as whites--to make use of slave labor for the sake of profits. Larry Koger writes, "By and large, Negro slaveowners were darker copies of their white counterparts." Following are excerpts from Chapter 6 of his book, Black Slaveowners: Free Black Slave … Read More

via ELLIOT LAKE News & Views

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