Are any of your white friends who would choose death before enslavement Jewish? Because we remember & memorialize our time as slaves in Egypt, liberated not by our own swords but God's lethal visit to Egyptian first-borns.

Also, I think many, (though by no means all) people of European descent know enough history to recall that Gauls, Goths, Picts, etc, were captured & enslaved by Romans as their empire expanded.

And wasn't The Birth of a Nation controversial because of Nate Parker's having been accused of rape?

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Andrew Katz

Andrew Katz

LA born & raised, now I live upstate. I hate snow. I write on healthcare, politics & history. Hobbies are woodworking & singing Xmas carols with nonsense lyrics