Have we really though?
In Star Trek: The Original Series, when a simulation of Abraham Lincoln is projected onto the Enterprise, he immediately notices Uhura is black: Abraham Lincoln: What a charming Negress. [Uhura looks at him strangely] Oh, forgive me, my dear. I know in my time some used that term as a description of property. Uhura: But why should I object to that term, sir? In our century, we’ve learned...
Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds...– Thomas Jefferson (via myimaginarybrooklyn)
I don’t know whether Barack Obama was born in the United States of America. But...– Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado), speaking to supporters. Coffman later said he “misspoke.” (via officialssay) His America sense was tingling