A Brief Racial History of the United States

17th Century: The pilgrims fled persecution in the United Kingdom so that they could have the freedom to persecute the indigenous people of a new land.800px-Pequot_war17-19th Centuries: These “Americans” trafficked in African people so that they could build great homes and cities, including the vaunted Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.capitol building19th Century: The complete eradication of all 562 Native Americans tribes – as many as 17 million indigenous people – was all but complete. da7784e5e0274f3a5d57572f34187d8a20th Century: Civil rights leader Martin Luther King was assassinated when he challenged the insidious practice of economic racism, common throughout the country.

Civil rights ldr. Andrew Young (L) and others standing on balcony of Lorraine motel pointing in direction of assailant after assassination of civil rights ldr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who is lying at their feet.

21st Century: No one wants to talk about any of it.hqdefault