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George Washington and his Black slaves


By Dr. Luke Tripp

Guest Commentator


The sanitized image of America is built with a chronological sequence of myths and distortions. The American Revolution is falsely presented as a righteous struggle of American colonists against British tyranny. Actually, this war had little to do with lofty values and beliefs in freedom, justice, liberty, and the dignity of humankind. Moreover, a critical examination of the American Revolution reveals a struggle for more political power, economic control, and material wealth between two White elite groups rather than a heroic struggle between the forces of freedom and tyranny. George Washington is portrayed as a hero who fought to end oppression under the rule of King George III. Continue Reading →

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