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How African Americans Fought For & Won Birthright Citizenship 150 Years Before Trump Tried to End It

How African Americans Fought For & Won Birthright Citizenship 150 Years Before Trump Tried to End It

This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. And I’m Juan Gonzalez. Welcome to all of our listeners and viewers across the country and around the world. We begin today’s show with President Trump’s claims that he will end constitutionally protected birthright citizenship in the United States. In an interview …

How African Americans Fought For & Won Birthright Citizenship 150 Years Before Trump Tried to End It

This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. And I’m Juan Gonzalez. Welcome to all of our listeners and viewers across the country and around the world. We begin today’s show with President Trump’s claims that he will end constitutionally protected birthright citizenship in the United States. In an interview …

2. Southern Society: Slavery, King Cotton, and Antebellum America’s “Peculiar” Region

Professor David Blight: Well, go South with me today. We’re going to take up this question initially of–it’s an old, old, old American question–how peculiar, or distinctive, or different is the American South? That used to be a question you could ask in quite some comfort. The “Dixie difference,” as a recent book title called …