Paula Wright’s great-great-great grandmother, Kittie Simkins, was a black woman born into slavery in South Carolina. Ms. Simkins married a former Confederate soldier.
Not Until the Loving Decision Legalizing Interracial Marriage Did the Supreme Court Denounce White Supremacy
by Sheryll Cashin
What does that tell you?
by Jeffrey Glover
You know the bride’s name, but probably get her history wrong.
SOURCE: New Yorker
by Jelani Cobb
Sex between white men and black women has been a feature of this country literally since its inception.
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