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How Will History View Obama's Legacy?: Ending the Slavery Blame-Game




EXCERPT: About 16 percent of United States slaves came from eastern Nigeria, while 24 percent came from the Congo and Angola.

Through the work of Professors Thornton and Haywood, we also know that the victims of the slave trade were predominantly members of as few as 50 ethnic groups. This data, along with the tracing of blacks' ancestry through DNA tests, is giving us fuller understanding of the identities of both the victims and the facilitators of the African (-American) slave trade.

Read Full Story: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/23/opinion/23gates....

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babaketah
babaketah

Male, Age Private, Austell, GA

Posted October 14


Henry Louis Gates (aka Professor BeerGate).


babaketah
babaketah

Male, Age Private, Austell, GA

Posted October 14


"16 percent of United States slaves came from eastern Nigeria..." No doubt the Igbo people. I don't know about you, but the Christian slaver's seem pretty precise in targeting the people and ethnic groups they desired. Could it have something to do with the legend of how the original Hebrews migrated across Africa during the "Crusades?"






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