Racism, fake news and war over a hundred years ago
By Troy R. Bennett, BDN Staff
The battleship Maine blew up in Havana Harbor on the night of Feb. 15, 1898. A year later, after the war was won, Portlander John Clifford Brown was on his way to Manilla to help with the occupation.
Posted Feb. 14, 2017, at 7:47 a.m.