Friday, October 22, 2021
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The American Story, Part 3: The Future of America’s Pasts

"Simply put, the ‘American story’ is so resilient and long-enduring because it is useful... For those silenced by the American story, a new ‘America’ is long overdue."

The American Story, Part One: The Founding

"More pertinently, America’s slave-owning ‘fathers’ understood ‘freedom’ because they denied it to others.... Slave-holder Thomas Jefferson was qualified to write the Declaration of Independence, in part, because it was he who understood ‘freedom’ and its denial best."