ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Aboard the sinking ship

A new awareness

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It’s easy to look at slavery in America and fail to understand how humans could have treated other humans in such inhumane ways. “If I was around then, I would have never done something like that.” “Just because everyone else was doing it, that doesn’t mean that I would have to.”

Try to empathize with a slave owner for a second. They were doing what they were taught to do, by the…

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