Escaping Washington for Freedom: Let’s not Celebrate George Washington, but the Slaves Who Escaped Him — CrimethInc.

Presidents’ Day, a federal holiday, observes George Washington’s birthday on February 22. Yet as a slave owner and profiteer on others’ servitude, George Washington is a poor exemplar of the struggle for freedom. Rather than looking to him for a model representing resistance to tyranny, let’s remember the slaves and indentured servants who sought to […]

via Escaping Washington for Freedom: Let’s not Celebrate George Washington, but the Slaves Who Escaped Him — CrimethInc.

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