September 27, 2010

25 Myths About Race and "Racism": Myth #2

Myth #2 - Whites Are Guilty of Slavery and Must Be Held Accountable

Slavery is an ancient custom, traditionally practiced by all peoples. The most enslaved people in history have been White people. In fact, the word “slave” comes from the practice of ancient Near Easterners capturing and enslaving “Slavs,” a White, European people. This White slave trade continues to this day. White Europeans themselves have a very brief slave-trading history. Although slaves were traded among the tribes of Europe, the practice was limited in scope.

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