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Harry Targ : The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ of the Emancipation Proclamation

Emancipation from Freedmen’s viewpoint. Illustration from Harper’s Weekly, 1865. Image from Wikimedia Commons.The Emancipation Proclamation:The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ The candidacy of President Obama in 2012 offers a continuation of the struggle for political rights against the most sustained racist assaults by … finish reading Harry Targ : The ‘Unfinished Revolution’ of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Jonah Raskin : Historian Eric Foner: A Contemporary View of America’s Past

Historian Eric Foner. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.A Rag Blog interview:Lincoln biographer Eric Fonertells history from the bottom upBy Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / November 29, 2010 The award-winning American historian, Eric Foner, has often written about the Republican … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Historian Eric Foner: A Contemporary View of America’s Past

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