Day: July 3, 2015

Racists, traitors and enemies of the State

In 1965, as a freshman at The University of Virginia, I had the privilege of studying the American Civil War under a professor of Southern birth who was an educator who believed in the truth and not the lives of mythology.

“The South lost the war because it believed in slavery and promoted racism,” he said. “Then, after the war, it depended on its own propagandists to bury its racism under the mythology of a ‘heritage’ that did not exist.”

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