There was no slavery in Kemet (Ancient Egypt). That's a Biblical narrative. The writings from Kemet itself has records of bartered exchange in which workers, priests, artists, etc. were paid in housing, medicine, food, and even beer (which was a source of antibiotics). We know this because the world's oldest recorded labor strike is a New Kingdom document under Ramses III with a threat of workers raiding tombs for the grains/millet and other food stocks because supplies were being set abroad for soldiers instead of working at home.

Moreover, the overall premise of this is flawed in that the trade…

Deidra Ramsey McIntyre

Black People & Cryptocurrency Founder. 1990s Journalist turned dotcomer. One time Brooklyn public high school teacher. Now, Bitcoin believer and blockchainer.

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