A common and ridiculous claim that I hear from blacks and the Left is that if Europeans had never enslaved Africans, Africa would be just as developed as Europe, if not more. We recently heard this in a Richard Spencer interview, where the journalist also claimed that blacks have not benefited from white supremacy, and we have also heard this after the Twitter reaction to the fictional land of Wakanda in Marvel’s Black Panther. These outlandish claims couldn’t be further from the truth.
When Europeans began acquiring African slaves, they were trading with the rival tribes of the slaves. These tribes were the strongest, the smartest, and the most advanced in the area. They were able to conquer, enslave, and set up commerce with other nations. Africa was left to the best their land had to offer, in a dog-eat-dog fashion, and the continent is still trailing far behind in comparison to others. The only countries that are even livable (per our standards) are the ones that had European interference and influence.
Blacks in America and Europe have greatly benefited from European achievement and supremacy. They have access to European education, resulting in the average African American
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