Stop Romanticizing Slavery!

“How deep is your love? I really mean to learn, ’Cause we’re living in a world of fools, Breaking us down when they all should let us be.” — Bee Gees, How Deep Is Your Love

Not too long ago, Ancestry.com, a DNA testing company, faced backlash for a commercial they developed that circulated around social media depicting an interracial union during to be the Civil War era — a time where Black slaves…