Happy Slave Owners Revolt Day

It’s time to face the fact that, to paraphrase Lincoln, the U. S. is a nation is of white people, by white people, and for white people. On July 4, we celebrate the  241st anniversary of the slave owner’s revolt. The British empire abolished slavery in 1831, some 32 years ahead of the U. S. White supremacy was the founding principle and remains the predominant force in the U. S. The countervailing trend has enjoyed brief moments of promise: the end of slavery, Reconstruction, Civil Rights, but those moments add up to about 20 years. Reconstruction was followed by 85 years […]