Anniversary of John Brown’s execution

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Today is the day John Brown was executed for his efforts to arm enslaved Africans and lead an uprising against white slavers.
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Remember his final words: “I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land can never be purged away but with blood. I had as I now think, vainly flattered myself that without very much bloodshed, it might be done.”

John Brown was right.

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