TIME FOR EUROPE TO PAY FOR THEIR RACIST SINS
The focus has always been on America for its racism and slavery past. But Europe seems to get a free pass even though it was Spain, England, the Netherlands and others who traded and profited from the slaves. The Europeans used their wealth to build their countries and shipped the slaves to the U.S. instead of to Europe. This essay advocates for holding European countries partly responsible for fixing the problems that still plague America from this evil part of history. Activist Jeffrey Kass gives us a refresher course on the African slave trade that helped build Europe.
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Ask many Americans which countries are on their list of places to visit, and places like Spain, Portugal, England, France and the Netherlands often make the list.
And why not? They’re such wonderful places.
My visit to the Netherlands a few years ago was amazing. Friendly people. Bike riding in the beautiful countryside. Cheesemaking. Boat rides along the many canals in Amsterdam. Museums. Stunning architecture.
Spain is no less amazing. Madrid with Mayor Plaza, the Royal Palace and literally thousands of restaurants. Barcelona, with its unique architecture, gothic quarter, museums and of course incredible food. The stunning cliffs and clear…
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