Vindicating the Founders
Professor West talked about his new book, Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class and Justice in the Origins of America, published by Rowman and… read more
Professor West talked about his new book, Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class and Justice in the Origins of America, published by Rowman and Littlefield. In his book he proposes to contradict the many myths that surround the nation’s Founding Fathers insofar as their reluctance to “practice what they preached” in dealing with issues of holding slaves and equal justice for all. Mr. West contends that the founding fathers were sincere in their belief in universal human rights and democracy. He talked about the teaching of history, particularly with regard to how the Founding Fathers are portrayed today. close
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