The South’s Shocking Hidden History: Thousands of Blacks Forced Into Slavery Until WW2

The Washington Monthly / By Douglas A. Blackmon The horrifying, little-known story of how hundreds of thousands of blacks worked in brutal bondage right up to the middle of the 20th century.   January 15, 2013  |         On July 31, 1903, a letter addressed to President Theodore Roosevelt arrived at the […]

Lincoln’s White Blind Spot: The Slaves Were the leading Actors in Their Own Emancipation

  As the Oscars are just passed, I’d like to contribute to the discussion of Stephen Spielberg‘s Lincoln that is still in theaters, will be moving to Netflix, HBO, and pay per view, and as celebrated by the liberal media, will be an influential cultural and political force for a long time. As a civil […]

The legend of Lincoln unchained

by Ezrah Aharone While “Django Unchained” is stirring controversy, Steven Spielberg’s movie, “Lincoln,” has unchained the legend of Lincoln to new mythic heights, without due challenge. Just as organizations like the NAACP denounced conservative-revisionist textbooks in Texas in 2010, they should denounce liberal-bent historical accounts that either ignorantly or deliberately fail to concede that “Abraham […]