Cokie Roberts told NPR’s morning audience that she couldn't find ANY newspaper ads for abortion in the 19th century

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Historian Brings the Receipts to Refute Laura Ingraham's Claim That "Literally No One" Noticed Racist Stereotypes in Old Disney Cartoons before Disney + Put a Disclaimer Before Certain Old Movies

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The US should get more credit for ending slavery ‘within 150 years,’ Fox panelist says

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Nikki Haley busted by Civil War historian after claiming the Confederate flag was once a symbol of ‘heritage’

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What Attorney General Barr gets wrong about the American Revolution

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A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

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Dinesh D'Souza Claims (over and over) That the Democratic Party Was and Therefore Must ALWAYS Be the Party of Racism 

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Mich. lawmaker earns backlash for comparing abortion to slavery

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Mayor Praises Lincoln for the  Nation-Building Work He Pursued AFTER His Assassination 

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GOP lawmaker actually claims that whites were lynched in ‘nearly equal numbers’ to blacks "for being Republican"

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A Missouri elementary school teacher has been put on administrative leave after asking students to set a price on slaves in a school assignment

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Nike used the slogan “Lost Cause” in a commercial 

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Trump's claim that human trafficking is worst in history sets off race to history books

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Trump campaign adviser dismisses White House diversity question, asks about black people in Lincoln administration

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A Congressman compared impeachment to Pearl Harbor

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Harvard president likens fund-raising effort to freeing of slaves

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Nominees for the 2019 Weemsy Awards

Erick Erickson claims the NYTimes’ #1619Project presented a Neo-Confederate history

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A Wisconsin lawmaker proposed honoring some white people for Black History Month

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Ivanka Trump defends father with fake historical impeachment quote

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President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops "Took Over the Airports"

over 100 Years before Planes Were Invented 
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Historians demolish John Yoo for claim Founding Fathers wouldn't want Trump impeached in an election year
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Real Headline - Is criticizing billionaires the new wearing blackface?

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Missouri senator says it’s a waste of time to study history because it was a long time ago

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Trump Denounced  for Comparing Impeachment to Lynching

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See the current list of nominations below. And send your own nominations for the most egregious screwups and lies about U.S. History in 2019 (with a link, please) via DM to: 

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