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The Pernicious Myth of the ‘Loyal Slave’ Lives on in Confederate Memorials

The Pernicious Myth of the ‘Loyal Slave’ Lives on in Confederate Memorials | Freedom in America | Scoop.it

Statues don’t need to venerate military leaders of the Civil War to promulgate false narratives
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Mitt Romney Files FEC Paperwork To Run In 2016 Election

Mitt Romney Files FEC Paperwork To Run In 2016 Election | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney, like most of America, does not believe Donald Trump should be the next President of the United States. While his logic in this matter is spot-on, it may be for very different reasons than he claims.
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1851: Caning of Senator Charles Sumner -- May 22, 1856

1851: Caning of Senator Charles Sumner -- May 22, 1856 | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
1851: Caning of Senator Charles Sumner -- May 22, 1856
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In 1927, Donald Trump’s father was arrested after a Klan riot in Queens

In 1927, Donald Trump’s father was arrested after a Klan riot in Queens | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
On Sunday, Trump declined to disavow the support of white supremacists.
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Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial

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Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment - Boston African American National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service)

Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment - Boston African American National Historic Site (U.S. National Park Service) | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
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8 Reasons Why I Hated Chris Rock's Oscars Monologue

8 Reasons Why I Hated Chris Rock's Oscars Monologue | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Opinions about the funnyman's opener ranged from "he told the truth" to "I laughed at parts," to "it sucked." Here are eight reasons why Akiba Solomon wishes it never happened.
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White People, Please Think Long and Hard Before Covering Beyoncé's "Formation" or Rihanna's "Work" | NOISEY

White People, Please Think Long and Hard Before Covering Beyoncé's "Formation" or Rihanna's "Work" | NOISEY | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Don't do what these people did.
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Stories That Have to Be Told: Rich Cooper helps the Freedom Center stay relevant

Stories That Have to Be Told: Rich Cooper helps the Freedom Center stay relevant | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Rich Cooper has stuck with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center through thick and thin, serving now as Director of Museum Experiences as the organization finds its footing locally and nationally.
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George Washington Crossing the Delaware | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

George Washington Crossing the Delaware | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
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Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom

Deep in the Swamps, Archaeologists Are Finding How Fugitive Slaves Kept Their Freedom | Freedom in America | Scoop.it

The Great Dismal Swamp was once a thriving refuge for runaways
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Reconstruction and 1876: Crash Course US History #22

In which John Green teaches you about Reconstruction. After the divisive, destructive Civil War, Abraham Lincoln had a plan to reconcile the country and make...
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Trump's son: If I had known, I wouldn't have done the interview

Trump's son: If I had known, I wouldn't have done the interview | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Trump's son says he didn't intentionally do an interview with a controversial radio host. 
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Colorado Republicans cancel presidential vote at 2016 caucus

Colorado Republicans cancel presidential vote at 2016 caucus | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Colorado will not pick a Republican candidate for president in the 2016 caucus after party leaders approved a little-noticed shift that may hurt the state
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Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts Fifty-fourth Regiment

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Avalon Project - Amendments Proposed in Congress by Senator John J. Crittenden : December 18, 1860

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Nearly 20 Percent of Trump Supporters Think Lincoln Shouldn't Have Freed the Slaves

Nearly 20 Percent of Trump Supporters Think Lincoln Shouldn't Have Freed the Slaves | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
The Emancipation Proclamation was a national abomination, according to some.
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In Washington, D.C., reminders of America’s dark history of segregation

In Washington, D.C., reminders of America’s dark history of segregation | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Hints of the lives of D.C.’s black residents of the past are hidden in plain sight throughout the city.
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A Modern Day Slave Plantation Exists, and It's Thriving in the Heart of America

A Modern Day Slave Plantation Exists, and It's Thriving in the Heart of America | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Visiting this place feels like a step into the past.
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Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association, The Twentieth Century, Divining America: Religion in American History, TeacherServe, National Humanities Center

Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association, The Twentieth Century, Divining America: Religion in American History, TeacherServe, National Humanities Center | Freedom in America | Scoop.it
Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association, The Twentieth Century, Divining America: Religion in American History
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