SOURCE: The New York Times
July 7, 2019
A small African-American community has existed less than 10 miles from the president’s former plantation for generations. Only recently has the full extent of their relationship been revealed.
For the first time in its 225-year history, the site has begun telling the stories of the African-American men and women who were enslaved there, and consulting with their descendants.
by Walter Russell Mead
Latin America’s crisis turns Washington’s Cold War nightmare on its head.
by John Ferling
Thomas Jefferson, Tom Paine – And Monroe? Why this historian thinks they should be grouped together.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
It turns out that the home preserved on the estate — and marketed for years as the residence where the president laid his head — is in fact a guest quarters.
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