Americans are still being castigated by other nations as being (what they deem to be) a nation built on slavery. And progressives in the U.S. are some of the most vocal about the history of slavery in America. They have a vast amount black people thoroughly convinced, they are the only ones who have the interests of black people at heart.
It’s true, there were slave owners in the U.S. at one time, many years ago. It wasn’t right and because it wasn’t, the 13th Amendment was passed and ratified. The reason it was done was because Lincoln and the Republicans of that day were concerned that the Emancipation Proclamation would eventually be seen by Democrats, as only a war-time order.
Despite all of the racial rhetoric that is spewed by race baiting liberals, there are no Americans alive today who were slave owners. So reparations are a moot point.
In all of their complaints, very seldom will they tell the entire story. Here is a video you absolutely must see, it you want to fully understand things as reality:
Along with this, you might want to read this piece also.
None of this negates anything that has to do with America’s historical involvement with slavery. But when Louis Farrakhan and his minions are demonizing America, you can plainly see his strategy. When you put all of this information into proper perspective, you can see why he and the progressives want America to absorb the brunt of the criticism and the Islamic world to get a pass from it.
(HT for the video: Kevin Jackson)