The 'Black History' Of America's White House : NPR   Leave a comment

 

 

For many Americans, the White House stands as a symbol of liberty and justice. But its gleaming facade hides harsh realities, from the slaves who built the home to the presidents who lived there and shaped the country’s racial history, often for the worse. In The Black History of the White House, Clarence Lusane traces the path of race relations in America by telling a very specific history — the stories of those African-Americans who built, worked at and visited the White House

via The ‘Black History’ Of America’s White House : NPR.

Posted February 4, 2011 by dmacc502 in History

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