Affirmative action in US politics

For two and a half centuries America enslaved its black population, whose labour was a critical source of the country’s capitalist modernisation and prosperity.

Upon the abolition of legal, interpersonal slavery, the exploitation and degradation of blacks continued in the neo-slavery system of Jim Crow, a domestic terrorist regime fully sanctioned by the state and courts of the nation, and including Nazi-like instruments of ritualised human slaughter. Black harms and losses accrued to all whites, both to those directly exploiting them,.....

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