African Americans In The 17th Century

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Through out history America has been the destination were immigrants came to start a better life for themselves. Even though America was built on the principles that all men are created equal and are endowed with certain unalienable rights. African Americans have always been on the short end of the stick for as long as anyone can remember. Since the 17th century they have been discriminated against, treated like garbage and killed. If it wasn't for Abraham Lincoln issuing the Emancipation proclamation African Americans would still be working as slaves and treated unfairly. Even though they were free from being slaves they still faced trials and tribulations for many years to come. Then came Martin Luther King Jr, who pushed for equality for

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