Top 6 Countries That Grew Filthy Rich From Enslaving Black People – Atlanta Black Star

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The United States of America Slavery transformed America into an economic power. The exploitation of black people for free labor made the South the richest and most politically powerful region in the country.

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

According to Harper’s magazine (November 2000), the United States stole an estimated $100 trillion for 222,505,049 hours of forced labor between 1619 and 1865, with a compounded interest of 6 percent.

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