Lest we forget, some US slave owners were honorable men

Perhaps we should be encouraged that today’s black activists in the United States are concentrating on renaming public buildings, schools and places named after slave owners and on pulling down statues of Confederate generals. This would seem to indicate they regard past problems of black people as now less pressing.  Moreover, they probably regard Black Lives Matter too incident-dependent to warrant more than occasional attention, whereas there are plenty of former slave owners to focus on.   The […]