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Tubman the New Face of the $20; Jackson Moves to Back of the Bill

Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson as the new face of the $20, according to the Star Tribune and other news outlets. Unfortunately, Jackson will still be portrayed on back. 316 more words


American Myopia: A Short Story on Genocide

“I am tired of fighting. Our chiefs are killed. The old men are all dead. It is cold and we have no blankets. The little children are freezing to death. 557 more words

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Slavs and Chinese are “niggers, brutes and beasts” in the eyes of Western Empire

“I do not agree that the dog in a manger has the final right to the manger even though he may have lain there for a very long time.

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So Your Great-Great Grandmother was a Cherokee

In Slate magazine there is a great article entitled, “Why do so many Americans think that they have Cherokee blood?” This is something that I run into all the time with patrons whether they are white or black. 409 more words

U.S. President Andrew Jackson: Surprising Facts about the Man on the Twenty Dollar Bill

When Andrew Jackson was elected president in 1828, he was the first to reach that office as a self-made man. He was born into a poor family in South Carolina. 351 more words

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