On prejudice | Curio

On prejudice

24 mins | Mar 15, 2018

How a slave-owner came up with the idea of racial prejudice. “Most people today presume that racism led to slavery, and that slavery and racism were practically synonymous.” Not so in the 18th century. Blake Smith, reveals in Aeon magazine how Julien Raimond, a creole slave-owner, pioneered modern critiques of racial prejudice while also defending slavery.

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From Aeon magazine