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  1. Oct 2021
    1. During the transatlantic slave trade, Europeans essentially enlisted the “help” of Africans to assist enslavement of their own peoples. They did this by giving small rewards of weapons, luxury goods, and winning wars against neighboring tribes. During initial explorations, “free” slaves guided the colonizers through the land and water. For any of this to occur, it was a plotted strategy using persuasion and even coercion. With the births of “mulattos” (children of Europeans and Africans), were bought back to Africa and infiltrated to continue the enslavement of African people. This was the beginning of the mental programming and trauma that has been engrained in the beings of POC and passed down for generations.

    2. offspring of Portuguese langados; English, Danish or American slave traders; or any number of other Europeans who made their way to West Africa. In time many became less phenotypically “mulatto” and racially indistinguishable from the rest of the African population. They nevertheless maintained linguistic and cultural attachments to the European side of their ancestry. This they mingled with an intimate knowledge of their African milieu, an indis- pensable benefit for the prosecution of their specialty in slave trading

      The beginning of DNA integration of trauma and brainwashing to infiltrate the tribes and continue enslavement.

    3. African chiefly collaborators with the European enslavers there were short-term rewards. ‘Wars against neighboring rivals were won, geopolit- ical power was consolidated, weapons and European luxury goods (and junk items too) were procured,

      Temporary trinkets and worthless pieces delivered as something better than junk. Small "rewards" for continued enslavement and decimation.

    4. A free African, one Diego, sailed on Columbus’ third voyage. Historian Oviedo listed another African, Nuflo De Olano, among the “Noblemen and Gentlemen of quality” accompanying Spanish Explorer Balboa to the Pacific in 1513. There were African soldiers with Hernando Cortes on his conquest of Mexico, which was launched from Cuba in 1519.

      These Africans who were deemed "free" were individuals who were possibly lied too or coerced into helping the Europeans on their travels.