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what they don't teach in textbooks



A history of survival against the odds. 

Contributor, Cynthia D. Belton shares engaging historical accounts  and interesting histories of Washington D.C. as well as other insightful  trivia. 

New facts added weekly. 

Georgetown University's Legacy: Founded by slave owners , financed by slave labor, including the sale of 272 enslaved people in 1838, a sale that “saved” the university from financial ruin.

 a museum devoted to slavery in the Southern United States.

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