To those who see the world in black and white, gray is an evil idea and color is madness.
Monday, April 12, 2010
Class struggle and the invention of race
LENIN'S TOMB: Class struggle and the invention of race: "...until the 1660s, Africans arriving in the US were not hereditary bondsmen but were indentured labourers much as their European counterparts were. Thus, no pre-existing racial prejudice could account for the differences in treatment that later emerged. Racism was an after-the-fact ruling class strategy to justify segregating and enslaving African American labourers."