Slavery In African American History

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Slavery in American history is a story that most people fail to acknowledge, out of fear of offending the other races. In fact many Americans are not aware of how much of a horror this moment in history actually was. They picture it as black people kicking cotton, working for free, being uneducated, and being beat. There is much more to slavery than we learn in the school systems. Since we do not have any survivors of slavery alive unlike the holocaust, we are taught to move on and forget. On the other hand, we are left with documents that describe the horrors of this era that African Diasporas experienced. In articles, How slavery affect African American Families, and the Narrative of Jenny Proctor, we experienced insight from a secondary