The letter foregrounds the contradiction between the ideals invoked at the founding of the United States and the realities of slavery.
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A Prankster Put Googly Eyes on a US Revolutionary War Monument
“Who did this?!” the City of Savannah, Georgia decried on its Facebook page, to the amusement of thousands of commenters.
A Center for Women’s History Opens in New York, with a Spotlight on Dolley Madison
The New-York Historical Society’s new center is making its debut with an exhibition about the overlooked political contributions of the former First Lady.
Boston Museum Opens Time Capsule Left by Paul Revere
Imagine you were creating a time capsule that would summarize American life today. What would you put in it: A smart phone? A kindle? Maybe a few seasons of NCIS or Orange Is the New Black?