Was Abraham Lincoln White Supremacist T Summary

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Abraham Lincoln did not free the slaves. He used slavery as his tool to benefit him and gain power. In, Was Abe Lincoln a White Supremacist t? Lerone Bennett Jr. said, “In other words, Lincoln “freed” slaves where he had no power and left them in chains where he had Power.” and “He repeatedly said in public and in private that he was a firm believer in white supremacy. Lincoln believed that Black people and white people would be much better off separated.” This presents Lincoln’s stand on slavery. He was not the “Great Emancipator '', he was a fraud only helping the slaves that benefited him leaving the slaves that he didn’t care about to rot. Lincoln was a racist, a firm believer in white supremacy. He never believed in equality; he wanted
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