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No One Should Be Lying to Students About Slavery

The truth is powerful, but not if students never learn the truth

America is currently 246 years old, but that number has special significance for Black Americans. You see, the chattel slavery system started in 1619 on the shores of Virginia. It ended 246 years later in 1865 — America's chattel slavery…

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Allison Wiltz

Womanist Scholar bylines @ Oprah Daily, Zora, GEN, Momentum, GEN, EIC Cultured, AfroSapiophile #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola