01 September 2011

"Eminent Scholars" Dispute Jefferson/Hemings Relationship

"In a book due out Thursday, eminent scholars say it’s unlikely that Thomas Jefferson fathered Sally Hemings‘ children, disputing a decade’s worth of conventional wisdom that the author of the Declaration of Independence sired offspring with one of his slaves."

Story here.

1 comment:

13thBama said...


Sorry, I couldn't say that with a straight face.