Thursday, April 29, 2010
Slavery, Who is Guilty?
"Equal culpability and responsibility"
is definitely a far reach...however, we must accept and admit that a significant amount of African brothers did participate in 'selling' our ancestors to the evil European enslavers. To do so, means that we are being fair to history. Historically responsible. What the Final Call article - which is well written - did not do is completely and scholarly refute Henry Louis Gates' claim. Until we move in the direction of refuting without personal criticism/attack of Gates he will continue to garner believers of his research. In many ways, Gates has an intellectually advantage considering he is backed by Havard University.
Brian E. Payne sharing.