Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Abolitionist Fredrick Douglas gave a scathing indictment of Lincoln’s racial policies in an April 14th 1876 speech, at which President Grant was in attendance.
“He was preeminently the white man’s President, entirely devoted to the welfare of white men. He was ready and willing at any time during the first years of his administration to deny, postpone, and sacrifice the rights of humanity in the coloured people to promote the welfare of the white people of this country.”
They call him the Great Emancipator when he freed no one, somewhat like the current occupant of the White House who received a Nobel Peace prize he did nothing to earn…