The Middle Passage

Contemplate this.

Observations

As I am watching a program on the slave trade from Africa to America I feel a need to comment on how race relations in our country especially between the descendants of the slave owner’s, and the people that were owned. In my life so far I have talked to many people of different ethnic backgrounds who for the most part came to this country to have a better life than where they were born. The hope of opportunities not known at home makes America a very desirable place to call your second home.

The president of the United States can call part of his heritage African. This is something I could never imagine to see in my lifetime. The sad fact is that millions of African people were sold by other African’s to European, American slave traders. I seems that the chains, and tight confinement of that long disgusting voyage across…

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About serius1058

I am a 64year old male. I live in California. I continute to blog as a way to give my opinion on things that I read about. I am a baby boomer and I feel that because of the life I have experienced, and the times we are living through the need to be examined with a critical eye. I feel this is my purpose in life. Live,learn, and comment. I will attempt to make this happen.
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