What was the Origin of Slavery in America? The Courts!

The Rio Norte Line

Yes, that’s right: the courts started slavery in this nation.  What’s more, the first slave was owned by a black man.  But I bet you didn’t know that, did you?  Of course not.  Your schools were so determined to undermine your support for the founding ideals and principles of this nation that they taught you our founders were just a bunch of rich, racist, slave-owning white men trying to hold on to their wealth and power.  That’s probably why you don’t know how many black Colonists were involved in fighting for and help establish America’s independence.  But that is another story.  For now, here is why we should never just assume the court is right and that a law deserves our blind obedience:

America’s first slave owner was a black man.

According to colonial records, the first slave owner in the United States was a black man.

Prior to 1655…

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