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View Diary: The "Evolution" of Institutional Racism Mirrors the "Evolution" of Human Racism (18 comments)

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  •  Racism has always been with us, but (5+ / 0-)

    it wasn't nearly so bad until the start of the African Slave Trade in the 1500's.
      Racism was used to justify blacks being enslaved.

     Now we are still living with the legacy.

      Before the middle ages slaves could be any color because they were usually the victims of losing a war.
      During the middle ages slavery nearly vanished from Europe.

    ¡Cállate o despertarás la izquierda! - protest sign in Spain

    by gjohnsit on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 02:24:11 PM PST

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