This is the amerikkka you love

Jesse Washington in 1916 was castrated , beaten with shovels & bricks, & had his ears cut off. Afterwards he was set on fire. He tried to climb up the tree to get out of the fire, so they chopped his fingers off…….Jesse was only 15 years old. #shamewhitehistorymonth   Advertisements

To Remake the World: Slavery, Racial Capitalism, and Justice

BY WALTER JOHNSON In Memory of Cedric Robinson (1940–2016) It is a commonplace to say that slavery “dehumanized” enslaved people, but to do so is misleading, harmful, and worth resisting. I hasten to add that there are, of course, plenty of right-minded reasons for adopting the notion of “dehumanization.” It is hard to square the idea […]