Willie Lynch Letters

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Willie Lynch Letters The Willie Lynch Letter: The Making of a Slave was a document that was presented by a white slave owner William Lynch on the bank of the James River in 1712. This document was written to establish how they can keep the African Slaves enslaved for at least 300 years. William Lynch had foolproof plan to keep the Africans in what we call today the “slave mentality”. His main goal was to turn the slaves against one another. Even today the powerful speech still enslaves black people and turns us against our brothers and sisters On page 8 of the document he states “I have outlined a number of differences among the slaves, and make them bigger. I use FEAR, DISTRUST, and ENVY for control purposes” Willie Lynch use these…show more content…
We have yet to break out of this curse that Willie Lynch and the white slave owners have put upon us. The effects of Willie Lynch are apparent in the actions of blacks today including myself. The way I act and some of the small things I say come from the work of one man and the knowledge that he gave the white slave owners to train African slaves to act and think according to their will. Whether we want to believe if Willie Lynch was a real person or not it is apparent that the words lynch spoke still mentally enslaved the black people of

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