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Nat Turner ~ leads slave revolt in Southampton, VA that kills 55 Whites (Category : People)
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Comment posted by molly on Monday, August 20, 2007 7:07 PM
I remember my high school history teacher spending about 15 seconds on this during a lesson.  It was like a 90 percent white class, so it must have been too touchy of a subject for "the white kids".  When I got home, i spent the afternoon looking up whatever I could find out about this event.
Comment posted by kwame on Monday, August 20, 2007 7:19 PM
Molly, I'm sure most members on this site share your sentiments.

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