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The Color Lines that Continue to Blind US

Teodrose Fikremariam
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Teodrose Fikremariam

Writer at Ghion Journal
Teodrose Fikremariam is the co-founder and former editor of the Ghion Journal.
Teodrose Fikremariam
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3/5th human. This legal designation–insidiously imposed on slaves–was the wicked comprise that paved the way for the United States Constitution. After ripping the sons and daughters of “Africa” away from their homes, turning once free people into chattel and unleashing a genocide upon untold millions, dehumanizing “black” people was the devil’s bargain that gave birth to our Republic. It took seventy-eight years, a war that took the lives of more than 620,000 people and an…

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