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The Real Meaning of the Gettysburg Battlefield
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The Real Meaning of the Gettysburg Battlefield
August 16, 2020

Gettysburg was the turning point in the war against slavery. Recognizing this, in November 1863 President Lincoln gave a speech at the dedication of the National Cemetery on the battlefield.

Adams Meets Johnstone – The Monsters Are at Home Now
July 26, 2020

Adams’ monsters roam America and the left obsesses over some lump of bronze or the label on a toilet door.

Adams Meets Johnstone – The Monsters Are at Home Now
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The Colonial Politics Appropriating Mount Rushmore
History
The Colonial Politics Appropriating Mount Rushmore
July 9, 2020

Mount Rushmore stands as a reminder of how U.S. colonial and racist politics exploited indigenous territory to carve reminders of slavery and massacres.

A Historical Reminder of What Defines the United States, As Told by a Former Slave
July 5, 2020

A storm is coming, but will it be the sort of storm that destroys indiscriminately and leaves nothing recognizable in its wake?

A Historical Reminder of What Defines the United States, As Told by a Former Slave
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Why Just Statues? Why Not Topple the U.S. Constitution as Well?
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Why Just Statues? Why Not Topple the U.S. Constitution as Well?
June 21, 2020

Contrary to the Democratic Party, it wasn’t Russia that put Trump, but a superannuated constitution that people like Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer revere.

British Leaders Have No Idea How Bad Slavery Was
June 16, 2020

One does not have to spend long in the US or the Caribbean without discovering that the deep wells of hatred and fear created by slavery have not disappeared over the years.

British Leaders Have No Idea How Bad Slavery Was
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Was There Slavery in Australia? Yes. It Shouldn’t Even Be Up for Debate
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Was There Slavery in Australia? Yes. It Shouldn’t Even Be Up for Debate
June 16, 2020

Australia has unfinished business in repaying wages to Aboriginal and South Sea Islander slaves. First Nations slave work allowed big businesses to reap substantial profits, and helped maintain the Australian economy through the Great Depression.

Why I Don’t Want and Don’t Deserve Reparations
October 7, 2019

The Reparations Movement — a government payout to descendants of slaves — is making a comeback. Super Bowl star Burgess Owens, who happens to be black and whose great-great-grandfather was a slave, finds this movement both condescending and counterproductive.

Why I Don’t Want and Don’t Deserve Reparations