Call a Spade a Spade

[S]cholar Edward Baptist (Cornell) has provided new terms with which to speak about slavery. In his 2014 book The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (Basic Books), he rejects “plantations” (a term pregnant with false memory and romantic myths) in favor of “labor camps”

from “These Are Words Scholars Should No Longer Use to Describe Slavery and the Civil War