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The Willie Lynch Letter and the Making of a Slave is a study of slave making. It describes the rationale and the results of Anglo Saxon's ideas and methods of insuring the master/slave relationship. The infamous Willie Lynch letter gives both African and Caucasian students and teachers some insight, concerning the brutal and inhumane psychology behind the African slave trade. The materialistic viewpoint of Southern plantation owners that slavery was a business and the victims of chattel slavery were merely pawns in an economic game of debauchery, crossbreeding, interracial rape and mental conditioning of a negroid race, they considered subhuman.

Equally important is the international nature of the European economic, political and cultural climate that influenced the slave trade. Within the time scale of African History, it was a relatively short period, a mere one and a half centuries from the most intensive phase of the Atlantic slave trade to the advent of European administration and dominance. Long before that the Slave Coast had been chartered by the Portuguese and the people off the area west of Benin, between the Volta River and Lagos, European traders traced a cultural history which linked them with the earliest Yoruba settlements to the north and eastern borders of Africa.

©2013 Willie Lynch (P)2013 BN Publishing

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Very dark very important. Every one should read this in light of our systems of social controls employed today. The history we don't know we are probably repeating already. We can't move forward with out looking back. We must see even through red eyes

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Great read but depressing

If more blacks in America read this more would understand that mental slavery is here. and will continue to be here until we wake up.

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History does matter , its critical that we learn

information is knowledge and knowledge is power... history does matter, it's critical we learn for our childrens sake

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Willie Lynch Letter is sad but true. American evil

EVILNESS AT ITS WORST. A MOTIVATION OF GREED AND TOTAL HEARTLESSNESS. MUST READ THIS LETTER.

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great story, but SHORT

was very short, almost feeling like it was cut-off by mistake. should have been only 99 cents

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Wake up Black people!

I highly recommend this book for black folks. Study the history and what happened to them.

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Interesting

This makes me want to find breaking the curse of willie lynch and it shows how this process has seeped into all areas of color across the spectrum. The mechanics of making a slave have chsnged but this was a goid read

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True in general but not in fact

This account of slave owner tips is not real, according to Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Lynch_speech?wprov=sfti1 But librarians have kept it since it does depict the brutal, real-life horrors of how many slave owners tortured Africans in order to break their spirit. Neither is William Lynch the source of the word lynching. Look up Lynch’s Law.

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Best reading ever!

This letter puts everything into perspective. I'm backward-ass-white-negro. Makes complete sense!

White Supremacy = European ASSimilation

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good read

I feel everyone of color should read this. It will enlighten you on the power of controlling one's mind.

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  • 01-13-20

Very accurate, brutal and visible in society

Willie Lynch has highlighted a method for controlling the black man (and woman) that is in perpetual motion. An in-depth analysis and ruthless execution of training a human as you would an animal. Sadly, you can see it in operation today, limited only to the black man in many aspects but it has extended its sphere of control. The book is brutal but rather accurate. There are dissenting voices saying that the book is a lie, however, any black man would tell you that these methods of control are rampant within the society today. The power he has had with his woman and family has been stripped away. The raising of the children to be slaves is widespread. The mistrust within his community and by everyone else is palpable. This is a good read, however, the narrator has trouble with punctuation and thus does give the correct meaning of the sentences in many places. He also pronounces "sphere" as "share".

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  • 06-12-16

If true, then mind opening

I've heard this letter is a fake as the language used does not correspond with the language that was.
However if it is a genuine letter then this book is an amazing insight to the psychological breakdown of the black man from white supremacy and facets of how man as a whole are broken down and enslaved today are recognised.
This book give step by step instructions on how to produce an economically viable slave with justifications for inhumane behaviour towards them due to their skin colour, comparing them to wild horses of no use to anyone if untrained.
A book definitely worth listening to regardless of skin colour.