Episode 359 — Abe Lincoln the White Supremacist?
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Posted 16 March 2014 - 11:40 PM
Performer/writer Fran Gillespie joins Andrew all this week to answer some racism questions. Today they talk about Abraham Lincoln possibly being a white supremacist. Be sure to call us at (323) 389-RACE to ask if anything is racist.
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Posted 18 March 2014 - 06:13 AM
Lincoln's racism is also present in his letters, and anecdotes about jokes he told, etc. It wasn't just a politics thing, his private remarks had the same tone as his public statements.
Fair enough. Still, he believed they were human beings and it was wrong to own them, right?