On July 2, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention nearly gave up and went home. But fortunately for America and the rest of the world, history took a different course.

Juneteenth is a celebration of the end of American slavery. While the end of slavery in America is certainly something to celebrate, Juneteenth propagates a myth about when slavery actually did end in the United States, and some of the other myths about slavery's demise.

On the occasion of the 100th birthday of former President John F. Kennedy, it is important to recognize that America's 35th president was no conservative.

New Orleans city workers removed a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis on May 11 and monuments to Generals Lee and Beauregard will soon receive a similar fate.

Despite a lack of evidence, sloppy journalists and even some irresponsible historians persist in perpetuating the ugly charge that Thomas Jefferson fathered children by his slave Sally Hemings.

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