Haunted by the C.D.B. King, Tubman, Doe and Taylor legacies—or worse?

As we pen this editorial, Heaven help us NEVER to wish any retribution whatsoever upon whoever is tempted, for any reason, to devour his or her fellow compatriot. Retribution is not our lot. We leave it to God. We have been destroying our own people for a long time. We recall what they did to E.J. Roye in 1871. He was assassinated because of political differences. What happened to our eminent historian and scholar, Edward W. Blyden? Yes, they say he had some personal problems, especially “woman palava,” but which…

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