“The face of racism today is not a slaveowner”: Eric Foner on the past and present of white supremacy
In no way am I disregarding, demeaning, or belittling the death of the nine people murdered in a church in Charleston, S.C. Their lives are not insignificant. And grief, sorrow, anger, and desire for justice are all right and healthy responses. EST.
""Is that like the same Islam we're dealing with today? Guys beheading people and shit?" "You can't judge Islam by those people any more than you can judge Christians by abortion clinic bombers or white separatists. Love turns to hate at the fringes of any belief system"" (141).
Slavery is never right. But this image does address the issue of one man's quote..."let's forget the past and make sure the present is one of equality for all, no matter the color." Quit using slavery as an excuse for reverse racism today. Two wrongs only make two wrongs