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Warren G. Harding U.S. President 29: DEATH BY BLACKNESS (Paperback)
Warren G. Harding U.S. President 29: DEATH BY BLACKNESS (Paperback)
Warren G. Harding U.S. President 29: DEATH BY BLACKNESS (Paperback)
Item#: CONQ-1-56411-376-0
$500.00

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By Marsha Stewart

"This book depicts Warren G. Harding's life as my family knew it. While growing up, we were never allowed to talk about the relationship to a US President outside of family gatherings because we were "Colored" and Warren was "passing." In 1884 he was a teacher at the local "Colored school" in Marion, Ohio, until he crossed the color line and became the 29th Presdient. For us it was like harboring a fugitive--once found out meant certain accusation. We were afraid the government authorities would 'silence us the way they silenced Harding." Biographies written about Harding are quick to note his parents were descendants of Ohio pioneer families with English and Dutch ancestry when, in reality, both of his parents were Negroes whose ancestors escaped through the Underground Railroad. Readers are not ready for the stuff left out of American history books. This book will set the record straight...."