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My Daughter Asked Me About Dred Scott

She Was Disgusted About American History Again

Painting of Dred Scott — Public Domain

Our conversation went like this:

  • Hey Dad, Your ever heard of a case called Scott v. Sanford?
  • What’s it about?
  • I don’t know. That’s why I asked you. It’s trending on social media.
  • The name sounds familiar but I still need…



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