General Lee; Confederate Flags, Monuments And Statues Built In 1940’s Are Symbols That ‘Honor’ Oppression, Jim Crow Laws, Racism, Apartheid, And Slavery; They Deserve No Place In American Public Squares, Parks Or US Government Buildings – Dale Earnhardt Jr. Quote On Confederate Flag | A Green Road Journal

The Southern cause is, and was, only ever about slavery. And slavery was only ever about greed. Even white supremacy is just a sideshow to that cause—a salve to excuse raw cruelty, abuse, and inhumanity toward fellow humans. Slavery didn’t happen because white men thought themselves superior. It happened because slavery was profitable. The myth of white supremacy was always there, always an excuse to repress and reject; to steal the effort and ideas of people of color. The convenience of that myth was that it justified the worst horrors, and enabled the most profit. And after the war, the Southern cause became just … the cause. America’s cause. Because white Americans decided it was easier to compromise with slavery than eradicate it. Easier, and far more profitable.

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