Stories by Keri Leigh Merritt

Keri Leigh Merritt is an independent historian in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the author of Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South. Follow her on Twitter: @KeriLeighMerrit. subscribe to Keri Leigh  Merritt's feed

Posted on: Aug 9, 2017, Source: BillMoyers.com

The U.S. has a long history of upper-class whites who have benefited from racism.