Savannah Renames Square Honoring America's Chief Racist

Enslaved Woman is Honored Instead

William Spivey
ZORA
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4 min readSep 7, 2023

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Who was the most racist person in America, past or present? Even if we limit the competition to public figures who held a major office. I can think of dozens who contended for the title. Yet one man has done more to distinguish himself in this category than anyone I can think of. That man, John C. Calhoun, had his…

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William Spivey
ZORA
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