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Annette Gordon-Reed (born November 19, 1958, in Livingston, Texas), is an American historian and law professor. She is currently the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History at Harvard University, where she is also the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a Professor of History in the University's Faculty of Arts & Sciences. Gordon-Reed is noted for changing scholarship on Thomas Jefferson regarding his relationship with Sally Hemings and her children. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History and the National Book Award for Nonfiction and 15 other prizes in 2009 for her work on the Hemings family of Monticello. In 2010, she received the National Humanities Medal and a MacArthur Fellowship also known as the MacArthur "Genius Award." Wikipedia

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Contrary to popular belief, there are lots of actions on the part of Jefferson and Hemings that "spe ...

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I find it more than a little disingenuous to act as if this were something that set Jefferson apart ...

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I am enormously pleased to become a part of the Harvard community once again. I look forward to work ...

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It's always easier to spot others' hypocrisies while missing our own.

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I do believe that actions often speak louder than words.

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