Today's lesson, Racism. If you see something written here that you’ve said or done, use it as an opportunity. Take it as a wake up call and make the decision to grow, change and be conscious of your own privilege. Remember, I am not a speaker for the entirety of a people.
Paul Jennings was a personal servant to President James Madison in the 1830s during and after the latter’s term in the White House. Jennings is credited with writing the first White House memoir, titled “A Colored Man’s Reminiscences of James Madison.” Jennings is also credited with planning the largest slave escape attempt in U.S. history.