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Maryland removes statue of Chief Justice who wrote pro-slavery Dred Scott decision

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Authorities in Maryland on Friday removed a statue of a 19th century Chief Justice who wrote the pro-slavery Dred Scott decision in the latest example of action over memorials that have sparked protests across the United States. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
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