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Gerald Horne back on Diaspora Music, via Black Power 96 Radio…

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Historian and prolific author Gerald Horne talks with host Norman “Otis” Richmond (aka Jalal) about a wide range of current topics, and his most recent book, The Dawning of the Apocalypse: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, Settler Colonialism, and Capitalism in the Long Sixteenth Century. The book is a riveting revision of the “creation myth” of settler colonialism and how the United States was formed. Gerald Horne argues forcefully that, in order to understand the arrival of colonists from the British Isles in the early seventeenth century, one must first understand the “long sixteenth century”—from 1492 until the arrival of settlers in Virginia in 1607….

The Dawning of the Apocalypse: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, Settler Colonialism, and Capitalism in the Long Sixteenth Century

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