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Hebrew Slaves In America: Biblical Evidence In The Old Testament (updated 2017)



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The Bible is clear that the Hebrews would become slaves in America. It even gives us the timeline, the people that  do it, where they would be taken, and their means of transportation.

When I was first approached with the idea that black people in America might be descendants of the true Hebrews, I wasn’t very receptive to it because of who was telling me and how they were telling me. The hatred displayed by many of the people that have come to this knowledge, is a complete turn off intellectually, and pushes many people way from the subject entirely, so I ignored it for a while.

After setting some time aside to study on my own, I decided to write this introduction to the subject, without all of the hateful extras. If you find it helpful, please share it. I credit my interest and research into the subject to Xavier Jackson, Minister King, and Minister Keith.


Exhibit A – The Timing of Slavery

While it is largely left out of mainstream Bible teaching, one of the signs of the end of the age, according to Christ, is that the Israelites would be taken as slaves.

“And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.” – Luke 21:24

Christ’s response seems to be a series of events over time. Some of the text seems to apply to the Roman persecution of the church, while some like the above seemed to apply to future events. If we accept that Jesus time on earth ended roughly 32 A.D. – 35 A.D., then we know that the timing of this captivity has to have happened between 32 A.D. and 2017 A.D. This leads us to several important questions:

  • How many groups of people were taken as slaves during this time period?
  • How many of the above groups were spread into all nations as slaves?
  • Who are the descendants of the above groups?

When we research the answers to all of those questions, we find that the only people that were enslaved AND scattered around the world via slavery, were those captured in Africa. This point and many others will be expounded on throughout this article.

Map of The Kingdom of Judah on The Slave Coast of Africa
Map of The Kingdom of Judah on The Slave Coast of Africa
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Transatlantic Slave Trade Map
Transatlantic Slave Trade Map

Exhibit B – The Eagle Reference

“The LORD shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth; a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand;” – Deuteronomy 28:39

No matter which direction you go, America is the end of the earth, so that’s not what we’re going to look at first. In my opinion, the very specific reference to an eagle is the more interesting fact, especially in a chapter that warns Israel about future enslavement if they disobey the Lord.

Many people have interpreted this invading nation as Rome, but notice that the prophesied nation comes from the far end of the earth, and as we’ll learn later, they do it in ships. The following maps will give you an idea of the proximity of Rome (now Italy) to Israel:

Israel In The Bible

rome

While Rome could’ve come via ship, they certainly did not come from the ends of the earth, and  as we will see below, the Romans did not take millions of Hebrews away from Israel as slaves via ships. The above prophecy does not fit Rome, even though they did use the eagle to represent their empire.

roman-symbol
Symbol of The Roman Empire


Rome Didn’t Remove The Hebrews

In the New Testament, we see that there are Roman soldiers stationed in Israel, alongside the Hebrews that were living there. In fact, it is one of the main points in the story of the crucifixion. The Hebrews were celebrating Passover, which made it necessary for the Romans to crucify Christ, because the Hebrews could not stone him to death during Passover. This is important because the invading country had to take the Hebrews to a place where they would never see home again for many generations.

“And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen, and no man shall buy you.” – Deuteronomy 28:68

Rome did not remove the Israelites from their land by ships or otherwise. It’s important to understand that not all Hebrews lived in Israel, but many would journey to and from other countries, and back to Israel freely. We see this in the New Testament, when Joseph and Mary flee with Christ to Egypt (Matthew 2:13), and return years later, after the death of Herod (Matthew 2:21). Now that we can see that Rome does not fit the prophecy, let’s look at America and why I believe that it is a better fit to this verse.

world-map

If we look at the map carefully and honestly, the United States is the “the ends of the earth”. Europeans and Asians do not need ships to reach Israel. They can do it by land. The only countries that fits the description are the United States, Canada, and South American countries.

  • To the west of Africa are North and South America.
  • To the east of Asia are North and South America.
  • Africa, Europe, and Asia are all physically connected.

The Americas are literally as far as you can go east or west before you start heading back toward Israel, so it is based on that evidence that I conclude that America is the country from the ends of the earth that is being referenced. The Americas are also where the slave ships came from to remove millions of people from Africa, across the ocean, rendering them unable to ever return to Israel again.

Another piece that fits this puzzle, is the fact that America also uses an eagle with outstretched wings to represent the country. This detail of outstretched wings will be touched on in Exhibit C.

United States Symbol
Symbol of The United States

The chapter goes on to make another very specific reference:


Exhibit C – Slave Ships

And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen, and no man shall buy you.” – Deuteronomy 28:68

Many people point to this as some of the strongest evidence that the slave trade was predicted in the Bible, and I agree. It is pretty strong. Many black slaves were kidnapped, which fits the part that says “and no man shall buy you”, and they were sold back and forth between slave owners, which fulfills the rest of the verse.

If we look at the following maps, we’ll see that there was no need for Egypt to use ships to get to Israel, because it was within walking distance. This fact leads many to believe that the referenced “Egypt” refers to a similar country in the future, and not literal Egypt.

Egypt In The Bible

Israel In The Bible

The Israelites walked to Israel from Egypt in scripture, which lets us know that literal Egypt is not being reference. What we also know from history is that America did use slave ships to kidnap black people from various parts of Africa. In order to understand how Africa is tied into this prophecy, you have to understand that many Hebrews fled into Africa to escape the Babylonian, Greek, and Roman invasion. Many fled to West and North West Africa to start over. From there, they migrated south and west, spreading Hebrew culture as they went.

Here are the maps of Zimbabwe and South Africa, to give you an idea of where the Lemba are located. If you’d like to look more into the history of Jews in Africa, this link is a good place to get started.

zimbabwe

south-africa

Before we move on, let’s look at Hebrew culture found in Ethiopia. Some Ethiopians claim to be descendants of Solomon, through his son Menelik, whom he had with The Queen of Sheba.

Ethiopia In The Bible



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Why The Egypt Reference?

I’ll be honest… This is of special interest to me because of the choice to reference Egypt. This choice of wording has led to speculation from many teachers, including myself, as to why this was done. Some of the similarities may relate to:

  • Slavery in America may have been similar to slavery in Egypt.
  • The time frame of slavery in America has been roughly 400 years, and may be over 400 years (we’ll come back to this), which was also the amount of time that the Hebrews spent as slaves in Egypt.
  • Something in America may be similar to Egypt, which would make it extremely specific.
  • It may be a combination of all of the above.

These are interesting comparisons, but I’d like to offer a third and very unique comparison: We have a miniature, but very impressive replica of Egypt, right here in my home town of Las Vegas, NV.

Great Pyramid and Sphinx of Giza
Great Pyramid and Sphinx of Giza, Egypt
luxor-hotel
Luxor Hotel In Las Vegas, NV
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Luxor Hotel In Las Vegas, NV

This has been in Las Vegas, NV since I was a kid… and in case you’re wondering, that light on the top is 100% real, but has been toned down because pilots said it was too bright. It shines all the way into space. You can see this light from anywhere in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, and Summerlin.

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Luxor Hotel In Las Vegas, NV

In my opinion, if the original pyramids looked anything like this, the only word to describe them would be breathtaking. The Luxor Hotel even had a replica of the Nile River, that ran through the entire hotel, but it was later removed. Years ago, they actually bought King Tut’s sarcophagus and placed it on display. I’m not sure if it’s still there, but the rumor is they removed it after some strange deaths occurred, but that could just be marketing hype.

While this is in no way proof that this replica of Egypt was what scripture was referring to, it does offer an interesting “coincidence”. There is also another large piece of Egyptian architecture in our nation’s capital. The Washington Monument.

The Washington Monument - Egyptian Obelisk
The Washington Monument – Egyptian Obelisk

When we look at the larger picture, we can start connecting the dots. What are the odds that a country accross the ocean would make a replica of Egypt in the Las Vegas desert, place an Egyptian structure in the nation’s capital, and both of those structures be standing around the time that black people are coming upon 400 years of slavery in America? If the Bible isn’t pointing to this, it is one of the biggest coincidences I’ve ever seen. To summarize what we’ve looked at so far, take a look at the following:

  • The nation is associated with an eagle.
  • The nation will come from the far ends of the earth.
  • The nation would take slaves in ships.
  • The nation is compared to Egypt.

Moving on to the next point in this study, we’ll see that those who would enslave Israel would come by sea in ships. This is a very unique identifier because we know that without slave ships, black slavery in America would’ve been impossible.


Exhibit D – Land of Shadowing Wings

Woe to the land shadowing with wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia: That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters, saying, Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation scattered and peeled, to a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and trodden down, whose land the rivers have spoiled!” – Isaiah 18:1-2

The reference to a “land shadowing with wings” wouldn’t be so interesting without the previous reference to the eagle in Deuteronomy 28:39. The choice to use the word “shadowing” seems to indicate that this land being referenced is large, and casts it’s shadow over other nations.

While the Roman Empire had a presence in Europe, Asia, and Africa, the United States’ military reach is vastly larger than anything the Roman Empire ever accomplished. Look carefully at the picture below. It shows the full military reach of the United States, confirming that it is indeed a land shadowing with wings (click the map to enlarge).

Map of United States Military Reach – Land Shadowing With Wings

Beyond The Rivers of Ethiopia

nile2

Geographically, it wouldn’t make sense to refer to Rome as the land beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, when Rome was located across the Mediterranean Sea. Let’s look at a map to see exactly where the rivers of Ethiopia are. If we look at the map to the right, we can see that The Nile and a few other smaller rivers run out of Ethiopia and into North Africa. The

In order to figure out what this reference is pointing to, let’s focus on the geographic location of Ethiopia. East of the rivers of Ethiopia is the Arabian sea and then India, but if we head directly west of Ethiopia, we run into the Atlantic Ocean, and then the Caribbean Islands, located between North and South America. This is something we’re going to dig into deeper in Exhibit D.

Since Israel is located on the east of the Nile, heading west from there would point us toward Florida. But by using Ethiopia as the point of focus, and heading west, we land right in the center of the Atlantic Slave Trade routes to North America, South America, and the Caribbean Islands.

The reason that I’m confident in presenting this theory is because of the part of the verse that reads, “that sendeth ambassadors by sea”. This reference almost definitively points to America being the focus of the prophecy, because of how slaves were taken from Africa to America.

Possibility #2 – The Aethiopicus Ocean

Before the Atlantic Ocean got it’s current name, it was known as the Aethiopicus Ocean. It was so named because Ethiopia was once spelled Aethiopia. If we apply Isaiah 18:1 to the Aethiopicus Ocean on the map below, we still find that the Americas are to the east.

Aethiopicus Ocean Map - Ethiopian Ocean map
Aethiopicus Ocean Map – Ethiopian Ocean Map


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Exhibit E – Scattered In The Islands

“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.” – Isiah 11:11

One of the most interesting and often overlooked verses concerns the regathering of Israel from the nations where they have been scattered and put into bondage. In these clues we find several references that fit the North Atlantic Slave Trade like a glove… but before we get to that, I want to point out something else very interesting about where God’s people are regathered from:

  1. Assyria (Arabia) – Founded by Asshur
  2. Egypt (Africa) – The Land of Ham
  3. Pathros (Africa) – Founded by Mizraim
  4. Cush (Africa) – Founded by Cush
  5. Elam (Arabia) – Founded by Elam
  6. Shinar (Arabia) – Founded by Nimrod
  7. Hamath (Arabia) – Possibly Asshur

This brings us to the islands. As part of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, some of the slaves ships passed through the Caribbean islands (West Indies), which are made up of the following islands:

North Atlantic Slave Trade Map
North Atlantic Slave Trade Map – Through The West Indies (Caribbean)
antigua
The People of Antigua and Barbuda
The People of Barbados
The People of Barbados
cuban
The People of Cuba
The People of The Dominican Republican
The People of The Dominican Republican

As you can see, the people from these islands come in all different shades, but they are all ethnic. This isn’t proof that all of the Hebrews were people of color, but it is pretty strong evidence that they were. It is only through the above verses that we are continually pointed toward people of color in the west.


Exhibit F – Life Constantly In Danger

“And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the LORD shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind: And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life:” – Deuteronomy 28:65-66

This constant uncertainty of life has been a reality for black people in America for a very long time. First it was the slave owners murdering rebellious slaves, then it was the Klan killing black men for simply looking at a white woman, and now it’s the police killing black people that so much as breathe too hard.

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Exhibit G – 400 Years As Slaves

The timing of black slavery in America is perhaps the most often used rebuttal to Deuteronomy 28:68 and to the idea that many blacks in America are descended from Israel. According to the Bible, Hebrew slavery in Egypt lasted about 400 years. The counter argument to the prophecy applying to blacks in America, is that slavery in America only lasted about 200 years, and was abolished by the 13th Amendment, but that is not true. Slavery in America never ended, and the 13th Amendment is concrete proof of that:

“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” – 13th Amendment

If we read carefully, we see that slavery was never abolished… it was made CONDITIONAL upon being convicted of a crime. We can look at the current American criminal justice system and see that locking black people in chains is still big business.

incarc-rate-by-race-gender-web

As we can see, black people are more likely to be imprisoned because we are 8x more likely to be convicted of the same crime committed by a white person. If you don’t understand how that works, let me say it another way. If 10 black people and 10 white people are arrested for the same crime, statistics show that 2 out of 10 of those white people will go to prison, but 8 out of 10 black people will go to prison. If we do the math on how long black people have been enslaved in America, including the current prison system, we get the following numbers:


Disclaimer: The first calculation uses a commonly accepted date of 1650 as the start of slavery, but the second set of numbers represents 1619 from other sources. These are not predictions of anything, but are meant to show the interesting timing in relation to current events in America.


1650 – 2017

  • 367 Years (modern 365 day calendar)
  • 372 Years (Hebrew 360 day calendar)

1619 – 2017

  • 398 Years (modern 365 day calendar)
  • 403 Years (Hebrew 360 day calendar)

Is the timing a coincidence or is there something bigger going on? Only time and more research will reveal what I believe was lost during slavery times.

The 10 Lost Tribes of Israel

I do not believe that the 10 “Lost Tribes” are lost at all. I believe that many of the Hebrews were shipped here to America, and were made “lost”. This was done gradually, by enforcing the following:

  • Forcing slaves to learn English and punishing them for using their native language.
  • Stripping slaves of their birth names, and giving them European names.
  • Forbidding them from learning to read or write.
  • Re-teaching the Bible as Eurocentric, instead of the Afrocentric text it is.
  • Erasing all links to their Hebrew heritage in Africa.

Because of this culture stripping, black Hebrews in America were “blinded” to who they truly were, over time. Now that we are in the age of technology, many people are beginning to wake up to the truth about what really happened with slavery in America.

“For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in.” – Romans 11:25

In my opinion, the slave trade purposely targeted Hebrews in Africa. The version of history that we know does not add up because natives could have been taken as slaves, but they weren’t. They were slaughtered, and millions of dollars were spent building ships, traveling to Africa, rounding people up, and bringing them to the United States.

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The Future Deliverance of Israel

While the Hebrews were punished for their disobedience, God did indeed promise to deliver their descendants from the Gentiles, and it is my personal belief that we may witness this within our lifetime.

“Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I do not this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for mine holy name’s sake, which ye have profaned among the heathen, whither ye went. And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the heathen, which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the heathen shall know that I am the LORD, saith the Lord GOD, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes. For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.” – Ezekiel 36:22-24

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14 Comments

  • Lonjo

    This a very great site. However I would also like to add that I was also taught that “Egypt” meant “Bondage”. So when the Bible mentions going back into Egypt in Ships. It can be interpreted as going back into Bondage (not the actual nation of Egypt) on ships. Please let me know your thoughts. Thank you.

    • Black History In The Bible

      Thanks.

      Egypt meaning “bondage” Makes perfect sense to me. However, some people thinks it refers to a literal Egypt, which is why I addressed it the way that I did.

      We also have to separate the real Egypt from the symbolic reference to bondage. Both can be true at the same time.

  • suzy

    The fact that you said this could happen in our lifetime actually shook me. Since the very beginning of this year I’ve been having this feeling that something big and destructive is coming, something that will shake the world. I’ve honestly had this strange feeling since the very beginning of the year, I don’t know when it will happen but it felt like whatever it is it will be within our lifetime.

    the crazy part was that when I mentioned it to some of my cousins and friends, they all said they’ve been having the same feeling like a war is coming or just simply something big and destructive. and then there’s this awakening that seems to be happening, not just in America but the UK too. even some Africans like my mum was saying that the Israelites were black, which she seemed to have only realized this year. maybe 2017 is the beginning of the end.

    • Black History In The Bible

      The Bible says that he’ll pour out his spirit in the last days and people would dream dreams and see visions, so you could be right. Only time will tell for sure.

      As far as the awakening, it’s happening at a very fast pace thanks to the internet. I won’t say for sure that it’ll be this year, but I definitely believe it’ll be soon.

  • Jeff

    It interesting, that everyone wants to be Israel, but everyone does not want the curses. Dave tries to make the prophecies fit him, because maybe he had some hardships. However, blacks were always known as the true Hebrews. The nations conspired to hide this from the future generations. Dave and his ancestors would not have persecuted Israel, if they knew who they were. Maybe he should watch some of the videos out there that prove the nations targeted the African Hebrew Israelite. White people like to keep their heads in the sand and be quiet, when they cannot disprove that the blacks are true Israel. There is no denying who we are. Get over it white folks! Repent, and try to wake up Israel. It has been prophesied that all of Israel will be awakened. Maybe you will be allowed to return back to the land with us.

  • John Shaner

    1 Kings 9:5 (KJV) Then I will establish the throne of thy kingdom upon Israel for ever, as I promised to David thy father, saying, There shall not fail thee a man upon the throne of Israel. Jeremiah 33:17 (KJV)
    For thus saith the Lord; David shall never want a man to sit upon the throne of the house of Israel.

    Are you aware that the throne of David is in London, England and has been there since being moved from Ireland and Scotland after being brought there by Jeremiah? See Jeremiah 1:10 (KJV) See, I have this day set thee over the nations and over the kingdoms, to root out, and to pull down, and to destroy, and to throw down, to build, and to plant.
    They probably have the Ark of the Covenant, as that was in Jeremiah’s possession as well. The royalty of England are well aware that they are descendants of David.

    • Black History In The Bible

      You may want to keep researching. They are LYING. Solomon’s mother Bathsheba was African, so please explain how Hebrews mixed with all those Africans in the Bible, but still came out white? It’s lies. We have the book and we can read it. 100% of the Bible takes place in Africa and Arabia until Paul and Simeon go to the Gentiles… in Europe and Asia.

  • Kenya Bridges

    don’t get Ezekiel 36:16 says they dwelled in their own land then we’re scattered according to their doing. so they either went into Nubia(Africa) by ships or walked when Pangaea was still intact.

    • Black History In The Bible

      In Ezekiel it is past tense. However, if you check a map, Israel and Africa touch, both before and after Pangaea.

      I assume you’re referring to Deuteronomy 28 and the reference to going into Egypt by ships. It is not a literal Egypt, but a prophetic future Egypt. Africa is walking distance to Israel. Most people don’t realize this because it is referred to as “The Middle East”, but Israel is physically connected to Africa.

  • dave

    What are your thoughts then on slavery being an issue for every shade of people?..Asian slavery of their own as well as other nations. Mid-eastern slavery of their own and other nations. White slavery. And finally African slavery of their own and other nations. Africans enslaved their own and white people. Africans were the ones that offered the other Africans to the American slave trade. Also don’t forget that some of the first slave owners in america were black..who by the way owned white slaves as well. What are your thoughts on the fact that Irish and Scottish slaves were also sold to america during the time of black slavery for a lower price because they were considered less valuable. I wouldn’t want to take away from anything blacks had to deal with in the past but please represent history fairly. The European slave traders didn’t go in and “kidnap” Africans. African slave owners had them first. I’m certainly not defending European slave trade scum but this article subtly paints whites as the evil Gentiles who hate on blacks. BTW, white people are in the american struggle as well. We are all considered slaves in this pos system. Black people today have the same opportunities as whites and in some ways more. At the same time we are all being screwed. BTW, I too have been followed into the parking lot suspected of theft. I to have been pulled over for unwarranted suspicion more than once. Maybe I’m a descendant of one of the lost tribes. I mean it’s been said that Irish and Scots are descendants of Israel. Idk, maybe you should debunk that.

    • Black History In The Bible

      I’ll deal with this in points.

      1. Slavery is slavery, until it’s a judgement by God. The Transatlantic Slave Trade targeted specific tribes in different areas. They weren’t just grabbing random black people. They wanted a specific group of people, and so chiefs from enemy tribes were paid for rounding them up. It is believed that Africans were enslaving Hebrews, even though both fall under the category of “black people”. While some tribes kidnapped enemies, Europeans kidnapped many as well.

      2. To my knowledge, there is record of 1 black slave owner that bought his slaves from the Dutch in the 1600s. The amount of black slavers is vastly blown out of proportion. There were a few, but not many at all.

      3. The article doesn’t paint anyone in any light at all. It just states the facts. Nobody made them buy or kidnap slaves. They chose to do that. Nobody made them build slave ships for transport. They chose to do that. While white people may struggle under American government, the fact is, slavery never went away for black people. Black people are still targeted by the laws created, and cops that enforce those laws.

      An example would be Reagan. He PURPOSELY made crack a higher offense with mandatory minimum prison sentences, because white people used powder, and blacks and Latinos were the main users of crack. Both are cocaine, but the version preferred by blacks and Latinos will get you prison time, while the other may only get you probation.

      Black people are still being oppressed in this country vastly more than whites. Vagrancy laws were originally created to target blacks after slavery. Then there was Jim Crow, Segregation, etc. You are wrong about the blacks having the same opportunities as whites:

      a) Slavery was never abolished in America, but if we put that aside, we have the following examples:
      b) 1960s blacks had to protest for the right to sit in a restaurant or in the front of a public bus.
      c) 1970s black leaders were killed off, houses and property were seized in retaliation for Civil Rights movement.
      d) 1980s Reagan starts a “Drug War” that was used to target blacks and fill prisons with us. There was also a “Black Wall Street” that was created by black people, for black people, and it was BOMBED by the U.S. government. Entire black neighborhoods were bombed as well.
      e) 1990s Bill Clinton added to the problem with the “3 strikes rule” and his “Crime Bill”.
      f) 2000s Bush was completely silent for 8 years while his policies destroyed blacks and everyone else.
      g) for most of United States history, black people couldn’t own property.
      h) black people are being murdered by police at 2x the rate of any other race.

      So when you say blacks have the same opportunities, we’ve only had those opportunities since the 1970s… that’s only 46 years. 46 years out of 200+ years. We’re talking 46 years AFTER being denied property rights, jobs, and education opportunities… and suddenly SOME whites believe that all things are now equal. They aren’t.

      We aren’t even treated the same in the media. Can you imagine of Michelle Obama posed naked for suggested lesbian photos? Republicans would be all over that, but Trump’s wife did it, and she’s excused. The media portrays BLM as evil, but the KKK was declared a terrorist organization and are still allowed to operate. We are portrayed as “thugs” when we get murdered, but Dylan Roof, a white kid, murdered 9 black people, and Fox called him a “good kid”.

      White people rioted after a SPORTS game, flipped a police car, burned it, and destroyed businesses. The media called them “rowdy and passionate fans”, but when black people did the same thing over loss of human life, they were branded as thugs, animals, criminals, and terrorists. Things are far from equal. We are not treated equal at all, and it’ll never be equal until more white people stand up and say “what’s wrong is wrong”.

      The reason I say that white people must do it is because whites are the majority here in America. However, Joel 3 will likely happen way before that. God sees what’s going on, and no amount of media or denial will blind him.

      With that said, thanks for asking questions and commenting. Feel free to keep doing so.

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