Beto O'Rourke Discovers Ancestry Link to Slave Ownership

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Published on July 15, 2019 - Duration: 01:09s

Beto O'Rourke Discovers Ancestry Link to Slave Ownership

Beto O'Rourke Discovers Ancestry Link to Slave Ownership According to the 2020 candidate, he and wife Amy have ancestors who owned slaves.

The Texan said on Twitter that he had recently made the discovery after records were given to him.

Beto O'Rourke, via Twitter O'Rourke also showed off an article he wrote on the matter for Medium.com He named the piece "Rose & Eliza," which were the names of two female slaves his ancestor owned.

Beto O'Rourke, via Medium The former congressman adds that he has previously discussed the topic of slavery on the campaign trail.

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