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No. 01

The 1828 American

 

Somewhere, buried deep in soil, history survives, telling truth through Webster’s Diction

ary English language forming letters

together building words with conquered mean

ings distally. American: native

ascription describes aborigine

encryption copper-colored races Eu

ropeans discovered more than stolen

lands cultivated by hands eclipsed by ash

Depiction: dark skin ipseity exist

outside tracts some believed they came from.

Dark-skinned genocide erased existence

identity .Propaganda has changed

the meaning of American into

descendants of colonial tyrants.