Posts Tagged: Thomas Jefferson

Racism Review: Idolizing Thomas Jefferson, Brutal Slaveholder and Racist Thinker

By Joe Law professor Paul Finkelman has an important commentary piece in the New York Times on two recent books on the “democratic” icon and famous founder Thomas Jefferson. Much of what most Americans believe about Jefferson’s everyday life in regard to racial matters is fictional or distorted in the direction of our “good” founders

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