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Essay On African American Slavery

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As an African-American, slavery is a controversial topic that I face from time to time. To this day, I have Caucasian-Americans apologizing to me as if I was previously their own personal slave. I would often wonder if anyone was against it during that era despite it being the accepted way of life. If anyone refused to own slaves, no matter how “convenient” they were, or reluctantly possessed slaves even though they felt what they were doing was not righteous. Since the freedom of slaves, Africans have grown into the proud African-American people of today. There is even President Barack Obama, an African-American in office, which is a change that would not occur if the slaves were never freed. Of course, President Barack Obama is a president

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