Cultural appropriation: and dislocations

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Slavery as something abstract: as too not pertaining to you:

An American construct, it has its ‘Roots’ imbedded in the hyperreal: as viewed on your television screen. The screams, pains and torments of the past were mere apparitions. The sensuality of a black man running in gleaming white cotton shirt through cotton fields. The lashes a sadomasochistic dream, from this you forged a new…