There is something about Nikki Haley that will never allow her to grasp and understand how to explain the lingering impact enslavement has had on Blacks.
The freedmen were not really free in 1865, nor are most of their descendants really free in 1965. Slavery was but one aspect of a race and color problem that is still far from solution here, or anywhere. In America, particularly, the grapes of wrath have not yet yielded their bitter vintage. — The Oxford History of the American People , ch.1