A more perfect union

Posted in: Jefferson Today, Plantation and Slavery

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...all men are created equal... —Declaration of Independence, 1776

This phrase has been the idea more than the American reality, but it has inspired generations to help create a more perfect union.

JULIAN BOND is Chairman of the NAACP, Professor of History at the University of Virginia,and Distinguished Adjunct Professor in Residence at American University.


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