'Enslaved People’ at Robert E. Lee’s Arlington House

National Park Service creates a hostile environment

“There is no such thing as a good owner of enslaved individuals,” the park ranger was saying “But Custis let them get married in the same hall here …”

“Did you write this script or did they give this to you?” asked a black man with two young sons who were listening to the white park ranger give a history of Arlington House, which is the national memoria…

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