First off , slavery arrived in America during the 16th century. Whereas the first African slaves to be sold in America (that was documented), had been in 1619. There were 20 of them transported to America on a Dutch ship. In 1777, the constitution of Vermont had banned slavery, and the owning of slaves. Also six years later in Massachusetts, they declared owning a slave was illegal while in state boundaries. Later on, in 1808 The U.S. got rid of slave importation, but despite the abolishment, illegal...
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...ing them.” Which means that discrimination is just a reminder of the slavery days, where white people still feel that they are above black people, simply because black people aren’t white. Well that is never going to change, colored people will never be white, and until everyone comes to terms with that, racism will continue to grow, and history will continue to repeat itself, but until racism is overcome all we can do is inform people in hopes to make a difference in this perfectly imperfect world.
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