Comparing the N-word with “Slave”.

A fruitful dialogue about an honest disagreement

Laura Quainoo recently wrote an essay titled “7 reasons why calling our ancestors slaves is just flat out wrong.” One of these seven reasons was “There’s no difference between a slave and a {N-word} What follows is my response to this claim, which lead to a dialogue on this topic which I felt was too good to stay buried in the comments section. You should follow this link to Laura’s original article before reading my response. For the rest of this dialogue, my contributions are in plain



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Teed Rockwell

I am White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Male Heterosexual cisgendered over-educated able-bodied affluent and thin. Hope to learn from those living on the margins.