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Color had been made the mark of enslavement and was taken to be also the mark of inferiority; for prejudice does not reason, or it would not be prejudice... If prejudice could reason, it would dispel itself.

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 Today in History - 12/7

  • 185 Emperor Lo-Yang, China sees supernova (MSH15-52?)
  • 283 St Eutychian ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 1354 Margaretha van Bavarian's son earl Willem V signs peace treaty
  • 1646 Princess Louise Henriette (19) marries monarch Frederik Henry
  • 1741 Elisabeth Petrovna becomes tsarina of Russia
  • 1783 Theatre Royal opens in Covent Garden, London
  • 1783 William Pitt Jr (24) becomes British premier