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Reply to "Black Males Still Need A "Plantation Pass" To Be In New York City"

"And it was on record in America as law that we as black people were not considered fully humans."


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This is something that people continue to say that is not really true.  The "3/5 Compromise"  is where slave holding states were granted the right to count 3/5 of their slave population when apportioning the number of a state's representatives in Congress.  

 

It never mentioned anything about the humanity of Black people/the slaves.  It really was about taxes and how much each state would be taxed.

 

Racist people spread the propaganda that Black people where less than human and cherry-picked wording from the 3/5 Compromise to falsely claim Congress had enacted a "law" proclaiming such.  

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