This celebrity goo was created by player Steve West.
Scott Hardie made minor changes to the clue and made minor changes to the explanation provided by Steve.

publication date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)

category: Controversy

clue: After a half-dozen children, this slave was set free.

explanation: Hemings is considered by most historians to be the mother of six children by Thomas Jefferson. A slave on his plantation, she was eventually set free along with all the children who had survived to adulthood. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Aaron Shurtleff, Jesse King, and Scott Hardie


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