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Abraham Lincoln, former slaves & Civil Rights
01-05-2022, 05:30 AM (This post was last modified: 01-10-2022 08:24 PM by Steve.)
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Abraham Lincoln, former slaves & Civil Rights
I just came across this excellent article about how Lincoln's meetings with Black Unionists and former slaves encouraged him to become a much stronger supporter of civil rights. I highly recommend it:


https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/m...180979230/
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01-09-2022, 10:45 PM
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Thank you for posting this article Steve. Mr. Lincoln evolved a lot over the course of his presidency. As the article states he was willing to listen to former enslaved African-Americans and make those necessary changes.

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01-10-2022, 01:56 PM
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Yes he did- and many people just don’t seem understand that about him.

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