Sunday, June 28, 2009
Racism a History - The Colour of Money 1
This episode examines to what extent racism is a product of 17th century economic globalisation. With the huge profits of racism fuelling the slave trade, justification for racism was emphasised by generalisations of the inferiority of non-white Europeans.
This was challenged during the Age Of Enlightenment during the 18th century, as well as by slaves themselves, particularly the Black Jacobins of Haiti in the 1790's who, spurred on by the French Revolution, campaigned for their rights and defeated their French masters as well as British invaders.
- Such an act of slavery which product of 17th century economic globalisation still happening around the world now a day. As example at diamond mine of West Coast of Afrika, slavery in India, sex slavery of Russian girl, or some employer treat badly the Indonesia woman which work under them as house-maid and many other case.....