The announcement comes after Scholastic attempted to defend “A Birthday Cake For George Washington.”
The Freedman’s Bank was established in 1865 to help foment wealth-building for nearly four million newly freed slaves. It closed in 1874.
Ramin Ganeshram, a former journalist for The New York Times and Forbes, penned the book. Backlash ensued over the depiction that slaves were thrilled to be held against their will.
Cromartie already has 10 children with different women.
The significance of the 13th Amendment anniversary — which abolished slavery in most states — is not lost on us, as we watch the first African-American president deliver these moving remarks.
The former employee claims he was hit with frying pans and beat with belts during the end of his nearly two-decade-long employment by the family.
Protests at Georgetown University have prompted officials to rename two buildings named for school presidents “who organized the sale of Jesuit-owned slaves to help pay off campus debt in the 1830s.”
‘A Fine Dessert’ is the latest children’s book to be praised for its “good intentions” while dropping the ball on the truth.