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Jordan Klepper - Arizona's Shady Recount. Line Rider Race - Who Will Survive? Colette: The French Resistance Fighter Confronting Fascism. Rashida Tlaib Delivers Powerful Speech About Palestine. The Underground Railroad | Series Trailer.

The Underground Railroad | Series Trailer

“Nothing was given, all was earned. Hold on to what belongs to you.” From Academy Award® winner Barry Jenkins, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead. Premiers May 14.

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This Guilty Land

Eric Foner London Review of Books
A leading historian of 19th century US history reviews two recent books on Lincoln and John Brown, charting the background to the Civil War and its lingering heritage today.

Antislavery Wasn’t Mainstream, Until It Was

Matt Karp Jacobin
After Republicans lost their first election in 1856, the nineteenth-century Nate Silvers were happy to declare the antislavery movement a radical, fringe idea. Four years later, Abraham Lincoln won on a radical program of change.

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The Truth About Abolition

Adam Rothman The Atlantic
A new book about the abolitionist movement puts African Americans in the center of the history of our country's movement to end slavery.
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