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Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Starts With the Truth

My family owned slaves. I wanted to know more about that. 

Claire Suddath, age 6, in James Z. George’s law library

Claire Suddath, age 6, in James Z. George’s law library

Photographer: Taken by a family member 

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My family owned slaves. I think it’s important to say that. My relatives don’t talk about it very often, not because it’s some deep, hidden secret or anything. It’s just some things are easier left unsaid.