Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

This caste system would trigger the deadliest war on U.S. soil, lead to the ritual killings of thousands of subordinate-caste people in lynchings, and become the source of inequalities that becloud and destabilize the country to this day.

Source: Isabel Wilkerson, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

[Apologies: I erred in scheduling this one and it went live on Saturday night!]

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