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Henry Ward Beecher   Henry Ward Beecher was a firebrand abolitionist and provocateur. On a trip to England in an attempt to rally British support for the Northern cause, Beecher ran into hecklers. The British were probably enjoying the schadenfreude when the rebellious “colonies” were imploding in a bloody civil war. They were also enjoying […]

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Military Anecdote Day

by Daniel Russ on September 20, 2012

  “Many interviewers when they come to talk to me, think they’re being progressive by not mentioning in their stories any longer that I’m black. I tell them, ‘Don’t stop now. If I shot somebody you’d mention it.”     Related Posts:Military Anecdote Of The Day. The Abolitionist In England.

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