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Corey asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 2 months ago

Why do black people act like they are the only people that have ever been slaves.?

Virtually every civilization that has ever existed was built by slaves.

Even the word Slave originates from the word Slav, which were an Eastern European people enslaved by Spanish Muslims for centuries. 

Before humans were easily able to travel the seas and reach all of the world slavery existed and during that time there was really no ethnic difference between slave owners and slaves. Indians enslaved indians, Chinese Enslaved Chinese, Even Nativ Americans enslaved each other.

And why dont black people understand that they ended up enslaved because they were sold out by their own people. White Europeans would go to Africa to trade with tribes, one of the things they traded for were slaves. Tribes would literally go out and capture people from other tribes and take their freedom from so they could trade with the europeans who would then bring them to the US and Europe to sell.

And while every black person in this country is running around calling white people racist they seem to forget that over 320,000 WHITE Northern Soldiers will killed in a war that made it possible for a white republican president to liberate like 4 million slaves in the USA. Also, today there are still countless black people still enslaved but ironically most of them are in Africa while we made it illegal a long time ago.

Every race has been oppressed and enslaved but black people are the only ones still hung up on it and acting like the world owes them something 

34 Answers

  • Because of their victim culture. They’re one of the only races in the U.S. that still blame slavery instead of changing their culture and working their way out of a horrific past. Other races in U.S. refuse to allow oppression, discrimination, and racism to define them. 

  • hart
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    a lot of people are slaves to are religion

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago


  • garry
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    all of use have been slaves , why dont they go back to africa where they came from instead of crying here !!!!

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  • KTJoe
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Nobody's referencing slavery anymore uh 920 years ago. Only children writing black history papers for school, and American history gurus.

  • 2 months ago

    It's been 400 years, not 4,000. It's less about how they were slaves, but more about how they are treated due to that, still, as if that's the only thing people see in them. They are trying to eradicate racism, and make people aware of their views that originate from the views of slavery's time. e.g., "black people do not qualify as human," was a popular view that "justified" their enslavement. Modern thought must originate from past thought, and 400 years is five or six generations since slavery was abolished in the US. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Not all black people are like that, but usually black Afrocentrists and white left-liberal academics (including feminists) advance this pseudohistorical view you are asking about.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    I've never met one. You need to query the people who feel that way. It's not my call to speak for them. Racists raise questions like yours because they're the people so obsessed by it, they may not be accurate w/ their reflections.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    There are NO AMERICANS in America today that were Slaves

    But apartheid was worse than slavery the white man has abused the Black man since about 1776

    Lincoln used them to murder 640,000 to save His Job then abandoned them

    when was the last time you Invited a Black man and all His Family to dinner

  • Tasm
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    What ever gets them benefits. 

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