History/Culture, Politics/Economics

Slavery Hampered White America More Than It Helped

This essay was originally published on The Alternative Hypothesis under the title "Whites Did Not Benefit from Slavery." It has been slightly edited by the editor-in-chief. There exists a popular myth that whites (as a whole) benefited from slavery, and that whites are as well off as they are today because of slavery. Obviously the… Continue reading Slavery Hampered White America More Than It Helped