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In The Revolution, Most Black Soldiers Fought For The British 13

The enduring myth that enslaved people were loyal and happy to serve their masters is not only harmful to historical accuracy, it’s just plain wrong. Farah Peterson, law professor and legal historian at the University of Chicago Law School, joins guest host John McCaa to set the record straight on the Black experience dating back to the time of the nation’s founding. Her article “The Patriot Slave” appears in The American Scholar.