Making the rounds today?
Your last statement is bullshit, for even Jefferson knew that continuing the practice of slavery and not outlawing it with the constitution’s ratification was like,
“Holding a wolf by his ears.”
In other words, they knew it was wrong and knew we needed to get far far away from it, but hadn’t the faintest idea how to do so without massive amounts of destruction in the process. And so it is…
This nation is just 2 centuries old. Most of this time we’ve been engaged in oppression. How long do you think shit like that takes to heal? As if it’s fully ever stopped. It has to stop first.