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  •  I've heard some controversy on that (0+ / 0-)

    Also, I remember talking to my History of Latin America professor when we were talking about slavery in Latin America. I'd read some accounts that said that while slavery there was no picnic, it was not so racialized as it was in the US and wasn't as dehumanizing. It was merely viewed as an unfortunate (but necessary) thing that could happen to anyone. She pointed out that the people who most encouraged this contrast were Latin American elites.

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