I didn’t want to post this because it made me uncomfortable. And then I realised that’s why I HAD to post it

Warning: Shocking graphic images below.

America, this is your history. This is not the history you want to see, but it’s the history you need to see.

A lot of the men and women that had to endure this are still alive today.

Don’t let anyone act like this as your distant past:

Now look back at these images.

Look at them, right now! Study them, and think about how they make you feel.

Put yourself back there for just a second, and imagine this. Imagine you are there.

Look at these images.