In the tweet sent out by the official account of the vice president, no actual Black history was discussed. Instead, the tweet paid remembrance to Abraham Lincoln for submitting the 13th Amendment, which ended slavery.
Although enslaved Black people were freed by the amendment, there were additional provisions in the amendment that proved to be extremely detrimental to Black Americans.
Although we are only two days into the historical month, it appears Trump's administration will be celebrating our history by not celebrating our history.
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