Tag Archives: Dred Scott
“In 1857, on March 6th, Dred Scott was found to be “not a person.” This finding by the Supreme Court of the United States was ridiculed inside the country and abroad.”
Two illegal construction projects currently threaten the flow to Coldwater Springs, an acknowledged Dakota sacred site.
▶ Democracy Now! Ferguson Protests Erupt Near Grave of Ex-Slave Dred Scott, Whose Case Helped Fuel U.S. Civil War
Many people don’t know that for a time, Dred Scott lived in Fort Snelling, where he met and married his wife, Harriet Robinson. Full story: MSR News (MN Spokesman Recorder) Published on Aug 18, 2014 http://www.democracynow.org – Just miles away from the scene of the protests in Ferguson lies the grave of Dred Scott […]