Growing up we were all taught that Thanksgiving was about peaceful Pilgrims and Native Americans feasting together. Well, they did – once – but even before that the English were enslaving and killing the original settlers of this land. And afterwards? It turned into a real bloodbath. Between small pox and guns, the Natives didn’t stand a chance.
We all have a lot to be thankful for today – but make no mistake about it. This nation was founded on the backs of the Natives and the African American slaves brought here by the Euros. Continue reading