What Slavery?

Abby Zimet

Showing an admirable sense of priority, Virgina's GOP Gov. Bob
McDonnell is bringing back Confederate History Month this April after
his two Democratic predecessors declined to do so. His proclamation does not mention slavery.

this defining chapter in
Virginia's history should not be forgotten, but instead should be
studied, understood and remembered by all Virginians."

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