30 November, 2012 — Global Research
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When examining history, it seems that a narrative has evolved over time that slavery somehow just happened in the United States due to the need for cheap labor and that Africans were chosen because they could do that labor the best. While this is true, it is far from the full reality of the situation. Like <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>slavery, <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>race took time to be created and accepted by the population and like <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>slavery; <strong class=’StrictlyAutoTagBold’>race had to be created from a legal framework. For this, we need look no further than colonial Virginia.