REMEMBERING AMERICA’S FIRST MEMORIAL DAY

How America’s First Memorial Day Was Lost To Racist Gaps in Our History

The “martyrs of the racecourse” whitewashed from our nation’s memory

Clubhouse where Confederates held Union soldiers held prisoner 1865 | Library of Congress

If you ask most Americans when we celebrate Memorial Day, they are likely to give you the date — May 30th because that’s when our nation…

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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar bylines @ Oprah Daily, Zora, GEN, Momentum, GEN, EIC Cultured, AfroSapiophile #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com ☕️ ko-fi.com/allyfromnola