On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress issued the Declaration of Independence with only one paragraph removed: Thomas Jefferson’s attack on slavery.
[King George] has waged cruel war against human nature itself,” Jefferson wrote, “violating its most sacred rights of life & liberty in the persons of a distant people who never offended him, captivating & carrying them into slavery in another hemisphere or to incur miserable death in their transportation thither.“
Greg Palast (Rolling Stone, Guardian, BBC) is the author of The New York Times bestsellers, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits and the book and documentary,
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
His latest film is Vigilante: Georgia's Vote Suppression Hitman
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