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54th Massachusetts

Trayvon and the Fighting 54th

Max Skolnik | Posted 09.21.2013 | Politics
Max Skolnik

A hundred and fifty years ago, 600 blue-coated infantrymen of the 54th Massachusetts charged over the Carolina dunes in the face of withering cannon and small arms fire. Was that daring charge meant to preserve a Union where young African-American boys could be hunted down and shot in the streets?

An American History Lesson for Pat Buchanan

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth C. Davis

Yes, no black men signed the Declaration. They were consigned to the plantations of many of the men who did the signing, putting food on their tables and money in their purses.