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The Star-Spangled Banner - Wikipedia

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"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from "Defence of Fort M'Henry", a poem written on ...

9 Things You May Not Know About “The Star-Spangled Banner ...

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Sep 12, 2014 ... On the bicentennial of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” learn surprising facts about the national anthem and the man who wrote its lyrics.

Key pens Star-Spangled Banner - Sep 13, 1814 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Key pens Star-Spangled Banner on Sep 13, 1814. ... The poem, originally titled “The Defence of Fort McHenry,” was written after Key ...

More Proof the U.S. National Anthem Has Always Been Tainted With ...

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Sep 13, 2016 ... It took 117 years from the time “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written in 1814 until it was legally enshrined as the American national anthem ...

The Story Behind the Star Spangled Banner | History | Smithsonian

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Mar 1, 2007 ... A conservator works on the Star-Spangled Banner in 1914. ... "We didn't want to change any of the history written on the artifact by stains and ...

Slavery and the national anthem: The surprising history behind ...

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Aug 31, 2016 ... The anthem actually contains a reference to slavery and Kaepernick is far ... "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written by Francis Scott Key in ...

'Star-Spangled Banner' critics miss the point - CNN.com

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Aug 31, 2016 ... Mark Clague says the national anthem doesn't glorify slavery or racism ... he is writing a book on "The Star-Spangled Banner" and he serves as ...

Star-Spangled Bigotry: The Hidden Racist History of the National ...

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Jul 4, 2016 ... Most black folks don't even know “the black national anthem. ... on a British ship during the War of 1812 and wrote this poem while watching the ...

KING: Why I'll never stand again for 'The Star-Spangled Banner' - NY ...

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Aug 29, 2016 ... The man who wrote the U.S. national anthem, Francis Scott Key, as it turns out, was a terrible human being.

The National Anthem Does Not 'Celebrate Slavery': The Meaning of ...

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The article “Colin Kaepernick Is Righter Than You Know: The National Anthem Is a Celebration of Slavery,” written in The Intercept by Jon Schwarz, points to a ...