Charleston Apologizes For Slavery

posted by Bill Strange - 

The city of Charleston, South Carolina is apologizing for slavery.  The city council adopted the resolution denouncing and apologizing for the city's role in the slave trade.  The measure also notes that slave labor allowed Charleston to prosper, while it brutalized and humiliated those who were enslaved.  About 40% of enslaved Africans arrived in North America through Charleston ports.

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