Africans were not the only victims of slavery, and it is time we share the ugly truth regarding slave history in america and the world. Not to in any way to excuse the country for it's participation in the slave trade, but allowing crucial information to be accessed and taught. This is a very shameful time of our history and must be addressed with the respect of all of the nationalities of slavery victims involved. To keep the information hidden from the citizens in regards slavery, candy coats the horror which took place to our ancestors and our teachings. Also, the answer to why america continued slavery practice, when the civilized world had abolished the practice decades before.