Over at The Conversation, Daina Ramey Berry of the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin separates “myth from fact” on the matter of American slavery.
Here are her four myths:
- The majority of African captives came to what became the United States
- Slavery last for 400 years
- All Southerners own slaves
- Slavery was a long time ago.
Read how she debunks these myths here.