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The 1619 Project Conveniently Overlooks The Racist Past Of Democrats

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The New York Times’ 1619 Project virtually ignores the Democrat Party’s role in advancing and sustaining racism in the United States.

Democrats who advanced a bill in June to remove statues of white supremacists from the U.S. Capitol ignored a central fact about those figures: All of them had been icons of their party, from Andrew Jackson’s adamantly pro-slavery vice president, John C. Calhoun, to North Carolina Gov. Charles B. Aycock, an architect of the white-supremacist campaign of 1898 that ushered in the era of Jim Crow.

“I think it’s absolutely fair to criticize the history of the Democrat Party when we’re literally changing the names of birds because they’re named after racists,” said Jarrett Stepman, author of “The War on History: The Conspiracy to Rewrite America’s Past,” referring to a new racism-cleansing push in, yes, ornithology.

— Read more below on thefederalist.com/2021/08/05/the-1619-project-conveniently-overlooks-racist-past-of-the-democratic-party/j

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