Why Is America Afraid of Black History?

By Daniel Walker | March 28, 2024

Multitude of factors

The history of Black Americans in the United States is rich, complex, and profoundly impactful, yet there persists a pervasive reluctance to confront this history in its entirety. 
 

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The question arises: why is America afraid of Black history? This reluctance is rooted in a multitude of factors that have contributed to the marginalization and erasure of Black experiences, perpetuating a cycle of systemic denial and hindering the nation's progress toward racial equity and understanding.
 

Centuries of enslavement

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The history of Black Americans is indelibly marked by centuries of enslavement, institutionalized racism, and systemic oppression.