10/(As an aside, America had the chance to do something similar for Black Americans during and after the Civil War, if we had given Black Americans property and full and equal rights after the end of slavery. We passed up that chance and catered to ex-Confederates instead.)
One of the most influential race riots of the Reconstruction era took place #OTD in New Orleans, LA. The race riots erupted during the Louisiana Constitutional Convention when mayor John T. Monroe & a group of ex-confederates blocked 130 Black residents from participating.
Perspective: How the myth of black Confederates was born
The White House urges you to consider humanity on “both sides” for nazis and confederates, but not black NFL players