The Jewish Run Slave Trade

The Jewish Run Slave Trade
The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture (Part I)

“In war, truth is the first casualty”—Aeschylus, Greek dramatist

“Skip” Gates

The issue of slavery, without a doubt, has continued to play an important role in historical discussion. It is also one of those issues that has carried a lot of emotional baggage.

Yet in any historical and rational discussion, it is important to make truth our guide rather than ideology or personal bias.

Last month, Henry Louis Gates of Harvard finally …