|James Hoban's original design for the White House, built between 1792-1800|
From Historians Reveal Truth About Michelle’s Claim That Slaves Built the White House:
...For starters, the White House wasn’t built primarily by slaves. Yes, slaves helped build it, but it was also built by white immigrants and local workers. So the Obamas also wake up in a house built by white people....Read the entire article HERE.
While America does have a history of racism and slavery — anyone who says otherwise is living in a fantasy land — it also has a history of people boldly standing up against such evil acts and taking strides to make this land a better place.
Democrats like to harp on the darkest chapters of America’s history, trying to remind all of us that we’re all terrible people. They never point out the millions of Republicans and Democrats, black and white, who stood up to racism and slavery and literally died to make this country better....
My view: we can't go back and right all wrongs. Furthermore, harboring resentment about the past serves no good purpose and — results in a never-ending feud consuming the innocent and promoting the sense of entitlement.
Related reading (with thanks to Silverfiddle of Western Hero): America Is Coming to Terms with Its Racial Past—Let’s Look Ahead Instead by John McWhorter and The Reparations Racket by John McWhorter. Read about John McWhorter HERE.