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Message to Sen. Tim Scott: How the White House Became ‘White’

Lessons in Systemic Racism

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Author’s Note: This essay is dedicated to Senator Tim (“America is not a racist country”) Scott

Revisionist history has it that the White House was first painted white to cover the severe burn and scorch marks left by British Redcoats after they nearly burned the place down during the…




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Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Herbert Dyer, Jr.

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