When ‘Birth Of A Nation’ Was Screened In The White House

Woodrow Wilson and the south rising again.

William Spivey
ZORA
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4 min readFeb 25, 2023

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“Segregation is not a humiliation but a benefit, and ought to be so regarded by you gentlemen.” — Woodrow Wilson

When Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in 1913, he was…

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William Spivey
ZORA
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