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Three Fifths Clause

White Supremacy and Devaluation of African [Heritage] Lives

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 08.05.2016 | Black Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

The philosophy and practice of white supremacy devalues all African and African heritage lives whether human or non-human animal. White supremacy links slavery in the "Americas" with the ongoing police killings of unarmed black people and to the killing of animals on the continent of Africa.

GOP Candidate Once Called Racist Three-Fifths Clause 'Anti-Slavery'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Bishop E.W. Jackson, the controversial Republican nominee for lieutenant governor in Virginia, once reportedly claimed that the so-called "three-fifth...

Behind Michele Bachmann's Twisted History: The Fear of Complexity

Spencer Critchley | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

Driving the right wing's flight into irrationality is the fear of complexity. In place of it, the right wants to substitute radically simplified fictions, whether about history, or about climate change, homosexuality or the debt ceiling.