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Submitted by Joe (United States), Feb 9, 2006 at 14:05

First off, Africans brought to the Americas as slaves were not forced into Christianity. This is just some more of your propaganda. In most cases, the Africans were discouraged from converting. The true religion found them, however, and they converted on their own. Africans were not even allowed to go to Church! This is horrible, but these Christians have apologized for this (better late than never), but it goes to show you that Christianity was not forced.
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