National Archives Places 'Harmful Language Alert' on Page Hosting U.S. Constitution. - The National Pulse

The webpage of the U.S. National Archives that hosts the nation’s own Constitution has a “harmful language alert” for readers at the top of the page.

The alert now appears on many pages on the website, and links to a page entitled “NARA’s Statement on Potentially Harmful Content,” which they define as:

Bizarrely, the warning does not appear on a page about Jim Crow, which has no fewer than 6 uses of the word “n*gg*r.” Nor does it appear on a page with the word “k*ke.”

It does, however, appear on the page of the U.S. Constitution:

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