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THEY MADE EVERYTHING BLACK UGLY AND EVIL

Recently, it was discovered that the U.S. has set up covert prisons and interrogation sites for terror suspects in remote areas around the world. These detention center were dubbed “black sites.” Why “black”?

Mainstream white America has a long history of giving blackness evil, unhealthy, hostile and morbid representations. Any child with basic reading skills can easily find in any American dictionary calculated and multiple uses of the term “black” in ways that are peculiar and unfriendly.

Consider: Black market. Blacklist. Black eye. Black out. Black box. Black mood. Black magic. Black death. Black sheep. Black face. Black hand. Black head. Black hole. Blackshirt. Blackmail. Blackleg. Blackball. Black mark. The list goes on and on.