Yesterday, I listened to a conversation between a couple “historians” who shared great misgivings about The 1619 Project — they were not there to criticize the projects accuracy. The podcast is not yet available, but I’ll let you know when it gets posted. Racism is not healthy for children and other living things. Source Racists […]
More from the original blog:
Former slaves and the descendants of those slaves (ADOS) have been adding trillions of dollars to white coffers since 1619. How many trillions of dollars of value brought the USA from an agrarian to an industrial economy? Is it best to issue a check in the amount of $0 trillion? Blacks who have immigrated to the US did not arrive in chains, did not survive the trip from Africa only to be auctioned to the highest bidder — hence the need for ADOS perspectives. The 1619 Project is not subtitled “Mistakes Were Made.”
The only “immigration” papers available to ADOS were the names appearing on shipping manifests and bills of lading. Jamestown welcomed the first forced human resources.
Obviously, I cannot re-blog this post in its entirety. I only wish that I could because, believe me, I would. Not one word should be left, unread. None of its truth, untold. Not one of its facts, ignored. Read it at risk of your own awakening.
“Bill, to you, I can only say… again, Thank you, thank you, thank you for this. You have no idea how much I appreciate you writing this. When there is nothing that I can add, believe me, this mouth of the south, is truly humbled by this work of absolute truth. It is brilliant!”