Former American Slaveholders who did not join the confederacy receive reparations

Were US Slave Owners Really Paid $300 Per Slave?   In the latest reminder of why you shouldn’t get your history from twitter, a series of tweets claiming that slave owners were compensated $300 per slave began making the rounds on social media last month. When taken collectively, the purpose of these tweets was to … Continue reading Former American Slaveholders who did not join the confederacy receive reparations