Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Britains Legacy of Slavery

All of a sudden you have entire peoples seen as sub-human;
if someone is sub-human
then the slaver is justified in what he does.

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Two centuries of stereotypes

Ken Barnes is the president of 100 Black Men of London. It's a worldwide movement, born in the USA, which recruits successful black men to mentor the next generation.

European: eyes blue; gentle, acute, inventive. Covered with close vestments. Governed by laws
Asiatic: eyes dark; severe, haughty, covetous. Covered with loose garments. Governed by opinions
Black: phlegmatic, relaxed. African. Crafty, indolent, negligent. Anoints himself with grease. Governed by caprice
The System of Nature, Linnaeus, 1735

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