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NC Plantation Cancels Juneteenth Event Where ‘Massa’ Would Have Waxed Poetic About the Confederacy

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The Historic Latta Plantation in Huntersville, N.C., recently advertised a Juneteenth event that aimed to tell the stories of “white refugees,” Confederate soldiers who were sad about losing the Civil War and freed slaves living “high on the hog”—all from the perspective of an unemployed slave master.

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