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The 1776 Report: A Crime Against History

by William Trollinger An escaped slave named Peter showing his scarred back at a medical examination in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863. Library of Congress. Martin Luther King’s February 12 1965 speech in Selma, Alabama. Horace Cort/AP. The 1619 Project – the...

The Past is the Present: Henry Ford’s Campaign Against the Jews

by William Trollinger Near the end of Black Reconstruction, that brilliant 1935 historical study that was decades ahead of books written by white historians, W. E. B. DuBois eloquently observed that nations reel and stagger on their way; they make hideous mistakes;...