Performative Enactment of Slave Trading

Media Silence Over Trafficking of Colored Humans

Texas Governor announces a fresh shipment of coloreds arrive to clean homes and work in the fields.
Texas Governor Abbott announces a fresh shipment of coloreds arrive to clean homes and work in the fields and sends them up North [clip from NYTimes videographer]

“A political stunt.” That’s how the media is calling the obvious repetition over structural slavery. So, what is Governor Abbott and Governor DeSantis doing that goes far beyond the cutesy comment of “politician stunt”? And why are black Americans furious?

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Bren Kelly

Bren Kelly

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Engaged in new Ideas and old Inequalities, putting the system back into systemic, born on the 50th Anniversary of Women's Lib Day, still seeking injustices.