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Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people, ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impa...

Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people, ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impa...

Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people, ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impa...

AA Day At The Fair | 1941 A family attending the Greene County fair in Greensboro, Georgia, 1941. Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were. Day At The Fair | 1941

I used to lead tours at a plantation. You won’t believe the questions I got about slavery.

The tough thing is that racism comes more from the gut than from the mind: You can prove slavery was bad six ways from Sunday, but people can still choose to believe otherwise if they want. Addressing racism isn't just about correcting erroneous beliefs — it's about making people see the humanity in others.

Louisiana Legislature was more than 1/2 Black right after the Civil War and Black people were able to vote for the first time.