This is not to discredit Mandela, whom history has vindicated as one of the greatest human beings of all time. But it should remind us that United States, its government, and its business leaders, sometimes stand on the wrong side of history. Good Americans shouldn't deny that. We should accept it, acknowledge it, and atone for it by no longer listening the voices of bigotry, greed, and selfishness that prod us toward that wrong side of history.
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