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US ‘honor roll’ of historic places often ignores slavery

Antebellum Southern plantations were built on the backs of enslaved people, and many of those plantations hold places of honor on the National Register of Historic Places - but don’t look for many mentions of slavery in the government’s official record of places with historic significance. The register’s written entries on the plantations tend to say ...
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