The covert war against Louis Armstrong’s reputation

Who changes history and why?

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We’re all familiar with the uneducated, foaming-at-the-mouth racist type.

What we’re less familiar with are super-wealthy US families who have been racists for generations.

We’re even less familiar with “researchers” and “historians” who make up “facts” to subtly and not-so-subtly diminish the reputations of the leaders of non-white communities.

Here’s a strange case: The covert war being waged by certain “jazz historians” against Louis Armstrong – after his death.

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