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Slavery

Most Americans are well aware of the Underground Railroad that helped escaped Southern slaves find freedom in the North, but few have heard of the Reverse Underground Railroad that delivered free Northern black Americans into slavery. Read more

Magazine

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Boston, Ginn and Company

What we need in America is a steady gaze in the mirror, accepting that any talk about our history is the story of people brought here as slaves. Read more

Dispatches

We share an excerpt from nationally syndicated talk-show host Thom Hartmann’s new book. Read more

Dispatches

An excerpt from a new book about history, and reconciliation. Read more

Dispatches

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Daehan

It is important that students learn of a world prior to European’s attempt to rule over it. Read more

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Infrogmation

Our evolving standards of decency marking the progress of a maturing society can be measured not only in how we punish but what we commemorate. Read more

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This Sunday, Aug. 21, is the 180th anniversary of the slave rebellion led by the Rev. Nat Turner in Virginia. Read more

Dispatches