Maroon societies in Jamaica and the rest of the Americas have survived for hundreds of years.
In one of the earliest examples of reparations, an ex-slave named Belinda petitioned the government and was granted an annuity.
Complaints that the lottery is a regressive tax on the poor have been around since the beginning of the lottery in America.
P.T. Barnum's career as a Kentucky show man, began with his ownership and exploitation of African American slave Joice Heth.