Slate’s Mistakes for the Week of June 7

In a June 11 History, Brian Franklin misquoted the Texas Declaration of Causes as describing the state as established “exclusively for the white race.” The quote is “exclusively by the white race, for themselves and their posterity.”

In a June 10 War Stories, Fred Kaplan misidentified New York City mayoral candidate Kathryn Garcia as Latina. She is white; her ex-husband and children are of Puerto Rican descent.

In a June 8 Family, Heather Schwedel misspelled Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor’s last name.

In a June 8 Slatest, Elliot Hannon misstated that Donald Trump accused Joe Biden of working to protect his son Beau’s business interests. Trump accused Biden of working to protect his son Hunter’s business interests.

In a June 7 Metropolis, Henry Grabar misspelled Stephen Ross’ first name and misidentified Robert Hammond as Joshua Hammond.

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