It is no surprise that the constitution was written by white men to protect them and the institutions that benefit them. One of those institutions from the jump was slavery.
Ibram X. Kendi, author of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (2016), showed exactly how pro-slavery the American constitution actually was from inception. He actually said that the document that governs our country is “enshrined the power of slaveholders and racist ideas in the nation’s founding document.”
Here are ways that the constitution is pro-slavery:
The Three-Fifths Compromise on the Enumeration of Slaves
Despite what is commonly said, the constitution does not reduce Black people to 3/5 of a human, making white people more human than those of African descent. This metric was used during the decade based census to determine taxes and representation in Congress, as a way to equalize Southern and Northern states during the United States Constitutional Convention in 1787.