...Now it turns out that the particular pattern the Dems chose to flaunt was historically worn by rich African slave owners and traders! USA Today noted that in the days following the Democrats’ stunt, social media users pointed out the cloth’s historical ties to the slave trade. From the article:Kente cloth was worn by the Ashanti. It’s made of silk so the affluent wore it. The Ashanti were also known as slave owners and traders. … The Ashanti’s long-time ally, the Akwamu, were among the first ones to profit from the slave trade with the Europeans. Their captives were almost always prisoners of war. …
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Democrats in Slave-Trader Uniform: It Fits.
Nobody ever accused the Democrats of being aware.
Actually it's fitting, given the Democrat Party's slavery-loving history in the South and its current position as Owners of the Plantation.