Something interesting…

I read today that slaves back in the day were obviously considered property, which I knew. What I didn’t know was that they could not be punished for capital offences.

White people could be hung for murdering someone else but black people could not.

This was because they were considered too valuable. I guess that went with the whole view back then that they were an inferior race.

I guess you learn something new every day…

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