Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Printed in National Guardian. Arguing that the United States civil war was actually "the war to preserve slavery" and that our history is being "rewritten and the Negro painted as a contented slave, a lazy freedman, a thieving voter, and today happily integrated into American life." Published as "The Lie of History as it is Taught Today"