African American History Culture : TED-Ed: The Atlantic Slave Trade: What Too Few Textbooks Told You

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,


    TED-Ed: The Atlantic Slave Trade: What Too Few Textbooks Told You


    Slavery has occurred throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade stands out for its global scale, its lasting legacy and its vestigial implications. Anthony Hazard discusses the historical, economic, and personal impact of this massive historical injustice which still affects millions of African Americans today.

    “The Atlantic slave trade also contributed to the development of racist ideology. Most African slavery had no deeper reason than legal punishment or inter-tribal warfare. But the Europeans, who preached a universal religion and who had long ago outlawed enslaving fellow Christians, needed justification for a practice so obviously at odds with their ideals of equality…”


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    As well it should.



    This homework assignment says a lot about how America treats its history of slavery


    When a sixth-grade teacher asked a black student to explain her family origins, the answers delved into a likely unexpected topic: slavery ...


    http://www.vox.com/2015/10/30/9640302/homework-family-origin-slavery

    This homework assignment says a lot about how America treats its history of slavery

    The student's answers went into an unexpected topic.
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    I found it. LMFAO! Can y'all sense how fed up my daughter was with this assignment?




    Yes Ma'am.

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