Author: Tiffany Mitchell Patterson

Commentary: What Everyone Should Know About Reconstruction 150 Years After The 15th Amendment’s Ratification

I’ll never forget a student’s response when I asked during a middle school social studies class what they knew about Black history: “Martin Luther King freed the slaves.” Martin Luther King Jr. was born in 1929, more than six decades after the time of enslavement. To me, this comment underscored […]

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