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An open letter to White people who tire of hearing about slavery when they visit slave plantations: especially Suzanne Sherman. — The Negro Subversive

Dear Ms. Sherman, When I read your reflection in The American Conservative I was so sorry to hear that you had mistaken the museum at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello for a monument to the Declaration of Independence. This mistake clearly caused … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Did Not “Free the Slaves”

It’s true. Lincoln did not “free the slaves” as the quaint expression goes. You should, of course, understand that there never has been a “great” American president. In any case, a book called Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream, … Continue reading

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George Carlin on America

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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave

    (An excerpt; the complete text can be found here.) CHAPTER VI My new mistress proved to be all she appeared when I first met her at the door,—a woman of the kindest heart and finest feelings. She had … Continue reading

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