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By Cecilia A. Conrad, John Whitehead, Patrick L. Mason, James Stewart

The forty-three chapters in African americans within the U.S. financial system concentrate on a number of elements of the industrial prestige of African american citizens, previous and current. Taken jointly, those essays current similar issues: first, in terms of economics, race issues; moment, racial fiscal discrimination and inequality persist regardless of the positive predictions of normal monetary research that racial discrimination can't thrive in a free-market financial system.

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Forced labor of Africa’s peoples afforded the solution for the mercantilists. The reason was not that Africans were better suited to be slave laborers or were better adapted to the climate of the Caribbean plantations; the reason was that the process of slavery made Africans available in large numbers at prices that made plantation agriculture in the Americas profitable. ” It was brutal recruitment and forced recruitment, but recruitment nonetheless. Williams (1994, 9), his words dripping with irony, noted that “the [native] reservoir was limited, the African inexhaustible.

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