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13344004, RE: i just finished Nikole Hannah-Jones introductory essay
Posted by double 0, Tue Aug-20-19 09:52 AM
She did an amazing job of tying the legislation that occurred in that period to the black lawmakers and their recent power.

The idea that poor white people directly benefitted from having these people in power is something that needs to be driven home to all these folks.

I had to take a break because it was that intense... BUT

I do wish there was a bit more conversation on the period from 1619 to 1705 and how the laws were solidified