“I appreciate the fact, and am proud of it, that the attentions I am receiving are intended more for our country than for me personally.” Ulysses S. Grant

General Ulysses S. Grant, served as the nation’s 18th President. General Grant defeated the Confederacy, which galvanized the end of slavery. The last American President to own slaves, Grant owned a slave, William Jones, whom he later granted freedom. Hiram Ulysses Grant, born April 27, 1822, family and William, referred to Grant as, Hug. However, Robert E. Lee, called Grant, Master, because Grant owned Lee on the battlefield.

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Tami Warren is the writer, and creator of Namaste Negro. She lives life with daily doses of levity in Denver, Colorado. Tami holds a B.A. in Sociology, from the University of Colorado. However, she does not physically hold the B.A. in her hands, the document is safely stored in a secure facility. Humor is healthy, therefore, cachinnate with other carbon based life forms. Reach out to Tami in the Mile High City: tamiwarren@namastenegro.com or @namastenegro

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