Mark Naison: Why U.S never apologized for slavery (video)





Professor Mark Naison of Fordham University tells Reuters Global Coverage that even plantation owners in the state of Virginia, which was known for its humane treatment of slaves, were self-serving: they sold their slaves when their businesses deteriorated to save themselves.

Virginia became the first state last month to pass a resolution expressing "profound regret" over slavery, and other states are considering simliar measures.

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