Frederick Douglass

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The New Statesman
Everyone behaved like a total idiot in this week’s Game of Thronespeople continued to lobby the American government to free their slaves. The man
The New Statesman / Posted 17 hours ago
people continued to lobby the American government to free their slaves. The many African-American abolitionists, such as Frederick Douglass, who visited Britain from the 1840s onwards, were well received and, again, thousands of people greeted... Read more
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The Hill
Targeting Confederate Statutes shouldn't become a proxy for true reformsdaily reminders of the bravery of forefathers. As someone raised in the far No
The Hill / Posted 18 hours ago
daily reminders of the bravery of forefathers. As someone raised in the far Northeast, in the city the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass called home, I grew up without ever encountering a Confederate monument until I moved to D.C.. Ten years... Read more
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Boston Herald
Longtime resident loves post-Lantigua LawrenceRepublic, announcing his intention to reclaim the office he lost to Rivera by 8
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Republic, announcing his intention to reclaim the office he lost to Rivera by 81 votes. So what makes this a referendum? Frederick Douglass put it best: “Find out what people will submit to, and you will have found out the exact amount of... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula progressive groups rally for name change at Hampton's Davis, Lee schoolscalled on Newport News to either remove the monument on Old Courthouse Road in
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
called on Newport News to either remove the monument on Old Courthouse Road in Denbigh or erect statues of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Virginia Civil Rights activist Curtis Harris and local activist Marcellus Harris Jr. The Isle of Wight... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Why Trump is wrong to equate George Washington with Robert E. Leefor Lee to ignore the growing demand of freedom for the enslaved. Washington h
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
for Lee to ignore the growing demand of freedom for the enslaved. Washington had no opportunity to hear voices such as Frederick Douglass’ — who was, in fact, doing great work in the 1840s and 1850s — but Lee could not have avoided them.... Read more
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The Christian Post
Is the Gospel No Longer Enough for Black Christians?Bethel," as it is affectionately and reverently known, was founded in 1847, the
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
Bethel," as it is affectionately and reverently known, was founded in 1847, the same year educator and abolitionist Frederick Douglass began publishing his anti-slavery newspaper The North Star, and the slave Dred Scott filed a lawsuit in... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Boston Right-Wing 'Free Speech' Rally Dwarfed By CounterprotestersSaturday that the site of the Parkman Bandstand, the focus of the rally, is his
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
Saturday that the site of the Parkman Bandstand, the focus of the rally, is historic because of speakers such as then-candidate Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr. and Frederick Douglass. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Boston's 'Free Speech' Rally Organizers Deny Links To White NationalistsSaturday that the site of the Parkman Bandstand, the focus of the rally, is his
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
Saturday that the site of the Parkman Bandstand, the focus of the rally, is historic because of speakers such as then-candidate Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr. and Frederick Douglass. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Rodricks: Breaking monuments, breaking silence“allowed considerably more autonomy to slaves than they could exercise on the t
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
“allowed considerably more autonomy to slaves than they could exercise on the tobacco plantations of Southern Maryland.” Frederick Douglass, for instance, worked as a ship’s caulker in Fells Point; his master collected his weekly pay. “I endured... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Boston's 'Free-Speech' Rally Organizers Deny Links To White NationalistsSaturday that the site of the Parkman Bandstand, the focus of the rally, is his
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Saturday that the site of the Parkman Bandstand, the focus of the rally, is historic because of such speakers as then-candidate Barack Obama, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Frederick Douglass. Copyright 2017 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.or... Read more
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Salon.com
Jesse Jackson keeps fighting for voter rights: “We now live under the rulebook of Jeff Sessions”women all kinds of names. So, women were traditionally more in favor of peace,
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
women all kinds of names. So, women were traditionally more in favor of peace, and more inclined toward ending slavery. Frederick Douglass joined the Women’s Abolition Movement. So, women were seen as anti-established white male supremacy, which... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Trump’s statues of limitationsto the day, before the violent murder of Heather Heyer, the legendary escaped s
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 3 days ago
to the day, before the violent murder of Heather Heyer, the legendary escaped slave and globally renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass gave a speech in which he said: “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan: Trump’s statues of limitationsto the day, before the violent murder of Heather Heyer, the legendary escaped s
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
to the day, before the violent murder of Heather Heyer, the legendary escaped slave and globally renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass gave a speech in which he said: “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”... Read more
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Daily Mail
Confederate monuments will not be removed from Gettysburgin,' she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues hono
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
in,' she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring abolitionists Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Boston mayor: Violence won’t be tolerated at weekend rallycameras have been installed at the bandstand where the free speech rally is tak
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
cameras have been installed at the bandstand where the free speech rally is taking place. Walsh noted it’s a spot where Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., and President Barack Obama have spoken. State police troopers are also available... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Boston mayor: Violence won't be tolerated at weekend rallycameras have been installed at the bandstand where the free speech rally is tak
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
cameras have been installed at the bandstand where the free speech rally is taking place. Walsh noted it's a spot where Frederick Douglass, Martin Luther King Jr., and President Barack Obama have spoken. State police troopers are also available... Read more
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Daily Mail
More than 60% of Americans want Confederate monuments to staytheir metal to make likenesses of civil rights leaders. 'Melting them down and
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
their metal to make likenesses of civil rights leaders. 'Melting them down and using the materials to make monuments for Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, Harriet Tubman would be powerful!' Baltimore city councilman Brandon Scott wrote on... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
State removes statue of former Justice Roger Taneyof the Scotts and Taneys families prefer the opportunity for reconciliation by
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
of the Scotts and Taneys families prefer the opportunity for reconciliation by erecting statues of Dred Scott and Frederick Douglass to stand in position of dialogue with the Taney statue. On the 160th anniversary of the Dred Scott... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Confederate Monuments to Stay at Gettysburg Battlefieldin," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues hono
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 4 days ago
in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring abolitionists Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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The Morning Call
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefieldwhat they believed in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putt
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
what they believed in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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The Christian Post
Fox News Anchor Releases Video Hoping to Bring Healing, Racial Reconciliation to America (See Here)with a reading of the Declaration of Independance. Pictures of America's foundi
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
with a reading of the Declaration of Independance. Pictures of America's founding fathers as well as Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass are also on display in the video. "My hope is [that] this video and song will serve as a seed of healing... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefieldin," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues hono
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring abolitionists Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefieldin," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues hono
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 4 days ago
in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring abolitionists Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefieldin," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues hono
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring abolitionists Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefieldin," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues hono
The New Canaan News / Posted 4 days ago
in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring abolitionists Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefieldin," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues hono
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring abolitionists Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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The Express-Times
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefieldwhat they believed in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putt
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
what they believed in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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Raw Story
Museum or dumpster? US cities wrestle with Confederate statues’ fatetheir metal to make likenesses of civil rights leaders. “Melting them down and
Raw Story / Posted 4 days ago
their metal to make likenesses of civil rights leaders. “Melting them down and using the materials to make monuments for Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, Harriet Tubman would be powerful!” Baltimore city councilman Brandon Scott wrote on... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Push on to remove Confederate statues from U.S. Capitoland just four of African-Americans: Civil rights pioneers the Rev. Dr. Martin L
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
and just four of African-Americans: Civil rights pioneers the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks and abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth. In the aftermath of the Civil War, Lee himself appeared to discourage memorials to... Read more
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Philly.com
Confederate monuments to stay at Gettysburg battlefieldwhat they believed in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putt
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
what they believed in," she said. Area tour guide Elaine Leslie suggested putting up statues honoring Harriet Tubman or Frederick Douglass. The Gettysburg battlefield has more than 1,300 monuments that tell the story of the deadliest engagement... Read more
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Reuters
Museum or dumpster? U.S. cities wrestle with Confederate statues' fatetheir metal to make likenesses of civil rights leaders. "Melting them down and
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
their metal to make likenesses of civil rights leaders. "Melting them down and using the materials to make monuments for Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, Harriet Tubman would be powerful!" Baltimore city councilman Brandon Scott wrote on... Read more
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The Hill
US Senate must follow House lead in combatting human traffickinganti-trafficking bills and bring public focus to the epidemic. Prior to adjourn
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
anti-trafficking bills and bring public focus to the epidemic. Prior to adjourning for August, the U.S. House passed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Act of 2017 (H.R. 2200 ), a positive step in attacking the... Read more
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The Forward
Trump Isn’t The Only One Lying About What Happened In Charlottesvillebe about opposing evil on all sides. If we can’t do that, we’re unfit to carry
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
be about opposing evil on all sides. If we can’t do that, we’re unfit to carry forward the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, or our World War II-era ancestors. Ben Shapiro is the Editor in Chief of the Daily Wire and the host of... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Scholars Say Trump Went Afoul In Lumping Lee With Foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren’t presented at... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Civil War Heritage Trail runs through countyillustrate and explain those connections. From Abolitionist John Brown to Step
The Addison County Independent / Posted 4 days ago
illustrate and explain those connections. From Abolitionist John Brown to Stephen Douglas to William Lloyd Garrison to Frederick Douglass to the northernmost land battle of the Civil War, to the General who made the decision to flank Pickett’s... Read more
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The Forward
Both Sides Are Lying About What Happened In Charlottesvillebe about opposing evil on all sides. If we can’t do that, we’re unfit to carry
The Forward / Posted 4 days ago
be about opposing evil on all sides. If we can’t do that, we’re unfit to carry forward the legacy of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, or our World War II-era ancestors. Ben Shapiro is the Editor in Chief of the Daily Wire and the host of... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
What you need to know about these 3 big Civil War monuments in Daytonwhich of his writings they haven't read and what other directions his mind migh
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
which of his writings they haven't read and what other directions his mind might have taken him.” A friend of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Delany’s gravesite can be found at Massies Creek Cemetery near Wilberforce, where he practiced medicine... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Scholars say Trump went afoul in lumping Lee with foundersdifferent now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
different now than when Trump learned it in school decades ago. People like Lee were presented as heroes and people like Frederick Douglass, about whom the president seemed to have little knowledge earlier this year, weren't presented at... Read more
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