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US Senator Charles Sumner — My 5th Greatest American

My fifth greatest American appears briefly in the new Steven Spielberg movie, Lincoln.  At the time of the movie, Charles Sumner had already led the passage of the 13th Amendment in the US Senate, so he has only a passing … Continue reading

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Where Did Sojourner Truth Get Her Name?

Soujourner Truth was off the race track. Get a copy of my book Off the RACE Track in paperback or Kindle at this link. One of the greatest Americans was a woman named Sojourner Truth.  She is a star of black history.  … Continue reading

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