This kind of thing really pisses me off. Especially since I know it’s gotten a thousand times worse since my school days. Enough with white-washing history. We absolutely must be teach what happened. Knowing the truth helps us strive to be better.
I just read this history of the National Anthem. It is must reading.
Some recent pictures of Finney that do not capture how cute he is. He’s not very photogenic. If you don’t get him just right, he doesn’t look attractive.