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Voices of the Civil War Episode 2: "Banneker's Letter"

In Episode 2, we commend African Americans who fought back against prejudice and racism long before the Civil War, with a focus on Benjamin Banneker. In 1791, Banneker confronted Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson about his conflicting views of slavery. He challenged Jeffersons perception of African Americans by offering himself as a role model of intelligence, wit and strength.

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