" ENSLAVED AFRICANS WERE blacksmiths, metallurgists, toolmakers, sculptors, and engravers, silversmiths and goldsmiths, tanners, shoemakers, and saddle-makers. They were designers and builders of warehouses and docks, barracks and homes, public buildings, churches, canals and dams.They were coopers, draymen and coach drivers; breeders, groomers and trainers of horses; and cowboys skilled in cattle rearing and herding. They were hunters and fishermen, as well as pearl divers. They were ship builders, navigators, sounders, caulkers, sailmakers, ship carpenters, sailors, and rowers. They were basket weavers, potters and salth makers. They were cooks, bakers, pastry chefs, candy-makers, street vendors, innkeepers, personal servants, housekeepers, laundresses, domestics, doctors,or surgeons and nurses. They cultivated corn, rice, garden crops, tobacco, poultry, pigs, sheep and goats. "
Gold, God, Race and Slaves from Slavery and African Ethnicites in The Americas; Restoring the Links by Gwendolyn Mildo Hall.
Tell me again, how American blacks are deficient in work ethic..tell me again how we only picked cotton..tell me again about the inferior DNA of African Americans.
I will wait…
See, slaves were chosen because of their specific skill set..Europeans paid attention to shit like ethnicity and the skills africans could bring with them to the United States and throughout the Americas.