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Wan Na Tai Blog post 2 - Slavery has been a serious problem...

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Slavery has been a serious problem in American for a long time, and it is unsolvable. The word slavery always reminds us the tragedy of African Americans, how did they ship to the states, how were they to be treat during work, and how did they survive in that situation with no freedom at all. Leroi Jones stated in his book Blues People , “In Greece, there were slaves who taught Greek children their grammar and conducted classes in botany, as well as performing more menial tasks. The Romans employed slaves in theater, in gladiatorial combats, and utilized the highly educated foreign slaves as instructors, the black slave in America land had no chance for such intelligent diversion based on his skills or prominence in his own country. The African's sole purpose in America was, for the most part, to provide the cheapest agricultural labor to procure" (3). From what Leroi Jones said, we can tell how worst the African American slaves have been treated. Beside that, Leroi Jones also mentioned about the slave songs, the slave songs are representing the history, specially the history of slaves. Through the music, we get to
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