“People say all the time, ‘well, I don’t understand how people could have tolerated slavery?’ ‘How could they have made peace with that?’ ‘How could people have gone to a lynching and participated in that?’ ‘That’s so crazy, if I was living at that time I would never have tolerated anything like that.’

And the truth is we are living in this time, and we are tolerating it.”
— Bryan Stevenson, founder and director of the Equal Justice Initiative, in the documentary “The 13th.” 📺
’13th’ documentary shows black people migrating from slavery to prison. Today, “The United States is home to 5% of the world’s population, but 25% of the world’s prisoners. Think about that.” 🇺🇸

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