Slavery: Still Staining American Politics

Whites from former slaveholding areas are to this day more racist and more likely to support policies which harm African-Americans, from Avdit Acharya, Matt Blackwell, and Maya Sen.  File this under “interesting and important if true”.    Deserves a closer reading.  Also suggests a straightforward reason for liberals to oppose federalism and states’ rights as a general principle, even on unrelated issues.

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