6 Myths About History of Black People in America

Vox.com: Six historians weigh in on the biggest misconceptions about black history, including the Tuskegee experiment and enslaved people’s finances. By

Myth 1: Enslaved people didn’t have money.
2: Black revolutionary soldiers were patriots.
3: Black men were injected with syphilis in the Tuskegee experiment.
4: Black people in early Jim Crow America didn’t fight back.
5: Crack in the “ghetto” was the largest drug crisis of the 1980s.
6: All Black people were enslaved until emancipation.

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