References to slavery and lynching are a powerful way to shame whites. We must therefore know the truth about these practices.
First, of the estimated 12,000,000 blacks who were brought to the Western Hemisphere, only some 500,000 were brought to what became the United States—about 5 percent. [i] It was not necessary to import more than that because slave population grew naturally. [ii]Whereas most American slaves died of old age, life expectancy on a Caribbean sugar plantation was often seven to nine years. Many owners in South America also worked their slaves to death. [iii]
Muslims imported more black slaves to the Middle East and over a longer period than North Americans did, but there are few blacks in the region today. [iv] That is because Muslims frequently castrated slaves, [v] and when Muslim owners impregnated black concubines, they often killed the babies. [vi]