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Sigbert's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by Sigbert

All of humanity is of African descent and all of them were unfree at some point – black Americans are not special because of that. In fact, many Europeans were serfs until the 19th century, gaining their emancipation from around 1805 to 1864, roughly at the same time as blacks in North America. Most Asians had it even worse.

If the author of this diatribe would like to see the stance of atheists on slavery, I would recommend him to read Christopher Hitchens on North Korea. There are 25 million slaves there, today.

Sat, 05 May 2012 12:09:04 UTC | #939879