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Sun Nov 11, 2018, 02:30 PM

11. A vastly under-reported part of history...

at least here in the US. The US military was segregated until after WWII, and most black servicemen were kept out of combat, under the theory that "they couldn't fight."

The truth was, that in every instance when black troops were 'allowed' to fight, they acquitted themselves quite well. That goes back at least until the Civil War, too.

It's one of the more stupid aspects of racism.

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