Virtually all of the Founding Fathers of our nation, even those who rose to the heights of the presidency, those whom we cherish as our authentic heroes, were so enmeshed in the ethos of slavery and white supremacy that not one ever emerged with a clear, unambiguous stand on Negro rights.  No human being is perfect.  In our individual and collective lives every expression of greatness is followed, not by a period symbolizing completeness, but by a comma implying partialness.  Following every ...

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