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    Racism Against Natives Dooms Mark Twain Honor

    A state panel in Nevada has opted to not name a Lake Tahoe cove for Mark Twain, saying the author was racist against Native Americans.
    The request to rename a cove on the lake’s northeast shore for Samuel Clemens—Twain was a pen name—has been indefinitely tabled by the Nevada State Board on Geographic Names.


    Source indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com

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      As a major Mark Twain fan, this is kind of a bummer, but you really can’t argue the point. Twain’s relationship with...
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