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.
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What does that tell you?
by Jeffrey Glover
You know the bride’s name, but probably get her history wrong.
SOURCE: New Yorker
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Sex between white men and black women has been a feature of this country literally since its inception.
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