Slavery

Jefferson Exchange | January 8, 2014 | 9:00
10:29 am
Wed January 8, 2014

"A Dreadful Deceit" About Race

Credit Wikimedia

Maybe we're finally getting away from the idea of different races, but in no great hurry. 

Remember, people once referred to "the Jewish race," among other things.  Science has established that there's ONE race--human--but the old ways die hard. 

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Jefferson Exchange | September 25, 2013
11:28 am
Tue September 24, 2013

Oregon's Dark Secret: Legal Slavery

Credit R. Gregory Nokes

We all know the story of pre-Civil War America: there were slave states and free states.

But the line between them got a lot blurrier in the newer territories, including Oregon.

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