After 234 years, National Archive puts ‘harmful language’ warning on Constitution

After 234 years, National Archive puts ‘harmful language’ warning on Constitution
Image: National Archives

[Ed. – Finally.  Think how many unsafe encounters unwary persons have had over the centuries with the Constitution.  Better yet, don’t think about it.  Avoid the meltdown.  Constitution Day is the 17th of this month, by the way.]

The webpage of the U.S. National Archives that hosts the nation’s own Constitution has a “harmful language alert” for readers at the top of the page.

The alert now appears on many pages on the archives.org website, and links to a page entitled “NARA’s Statement on Potentially Harmful Content” …

Bizarrely, the warning does not appear on a page about Jim Crow, which has no fewer than 6 uses of the word “n*gg*r.” Nor does it appear on a page with the word “k*ke.”

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