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The Biracial Daughter of One of The Most Racist Segregationists in America

Essie Mae Washington-Williams loved her extremely problematic father, Strom Thurmond

Strom Thurmond’s statue with Essie Mae Washington Williams’s name added — Wikipedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0

“History is complex, and mine is as complex as it gets” — Essie Mae Washington-Williams, the biracial daughter of Strom Thurmond

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