Mississippi's Late Ratification of the 13th Amendment
On this day in 1995, Mississippi tried to ratify the 13th Amendment, which prohibits slavery “except as a punishment for crime”. This article explores why it took Mississippi so long to ratify the Amendment, and the role of GOP legislators in this process.
Ibram X. Kendi
Partner • #GirlDad • Scholar @BU_Tweets • Dir @AntiracismCtr • @NationalBook Award Winner • #1 NYT Bestselling Author • MacArthur Fellow • Surviving Cancer 🐍