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Old 12-20-2012, 11:30 AM   #14
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Disagree. It should be taught, but in a historical context, not a racial one...as weird as that sounds....the white kids are not to feel guilty around the black kids in the classroom.
I concur. Not many people know the full story. White guys weren't selling their own tribesmen off to the slave owners, it was a two way street. Not to mention the fact that the US was pretty late to the game, IIRC the Dutch started the slave trade and Columbus was involved in some way.
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