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What happened in the 1670s and 1830s—and is happening again today: How economic exploitation is connected to racial identity.

February 22, 2011

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Written February 22, 2011 in response to discussions in Contemporary Social Problems and The Sociology of Whiteness at Arcadia University and to the protests in Madison, Wisconsin Howard Zinn’s “Persons of Mean and Vile Condition” from The People’s History of the United States (1995), takes its evidence from “primary documents” from 17th century Colonial America. […]