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Don’t Be A Slave To History, Part 5

| Learning | September 17, 2014

(Our health class has gone off on a tangent regarding the Tuskegee syphilis experiment. It started in 1932, and participants were given free meals. Participants were all young black men.)

Teacher: “Okay, so what important thing was going on in the US around 1932?”

Classmate: “Slavery!”

Me: “Yes, because Abraham Lincoln was totally around in 1932 to sign the Emancipation Proclamation.”


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