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The End of the 1776 Commission and the Fight Over History

The End of the 1776 Commission and the Fight Over History
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The 1776 Commission - dissolved in one of President Biden's first acts in office - is more than the detritus left by the Trump administration, says historian Nicole Hemmer. It marks the depth of right-wing commitment to ideological pseudo-history that can be used to shut down any meaningful conversation about racism -- a commitment that Trump's exit from office on its own won't relegate to the fringe.

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