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On this day in 1930: By a 41-39 vote, the U.S. Senate rejects Supreme Court nominee John J. Parker. Born in Union County and living in Charlotte, Parker would have been the first North Carolinian on the court in 120 years. Parker, a Republican who had run unsuccessfully for governor, was serving on the 4th […]

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“I believe it matters that the descendants of a slave have been duped into believing that their ancestor somehow served as a soldier or was acknowledged in some official capacity within the army.” – From “SCV Butchers Another Slave’s History” at Civil War Memory (Feb. 16, 2012)  Kevin Levin’s criticism of a marker honoring Aaron […]

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