A political speech sends nation to history books

Honk if you got up yesterday morning thinking it would be the day a national TV network would proudly feature an essay that included a reference to the comfortable life of being a slave in Washington.

“The fact that slave owners were paid for their slaves’ labor while the slaves’ names were lost to history says everything about how the institution of slavery — and the price African Americans have had to pay — is remembered by far too many Americans today,” Vox says.