Some people will never understand the dichotomy of being both American and Southern. So for the skeptic, just remember that poor people didn’t fight — facing impossible odds — so the wealthiest 5% could keep their slaves. There is, believe it or not, a bit more to it than that.

Some people will never understand the dichotomy of being both American and Southern. So for the skeptic, just remember that poor people didn’t fight — facing impossible odds — so the wealthiest 5% could keep their slaves. There is, believe it or not, a bit more to it than that.

(Source: shoothermcfrattin, via mike-merica)