May 23, 2018

Native Americans' in The Civil War



"Indian communities defied the logic of racial segregation; their very existence belied whites’ insistence that there were two races, never to be mixed. In 1924, the Virginia legislature passed the Racial Integrity Act, which outlawed interracial marriage, in part by reclassifying American Indians as “colored.”

In a NY Times column today. Read it HERE (pay all)

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