. In Case You’ve Missed It Opinion: This is the Black history that Florida’s guidelines distort « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CNN – I first learned about racial slavery in a Brooklyn apartment, from the stories my mother told me, beginning when I was a toddler, about the Haitian Revolution. By the time the television series “Roots” aired in January 1977, detailing the generational horrors of racial slavery, we had moved to the house in Jamaica, Queens neighborhood where ultimately I came of age. In retrospect, “Roots” proved to be a sobering introduction for me to the complex relationship among Black America, slavery and the ideals of the United States. .

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