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Hannah Arendt: American Education

Hannah Arendt (1906-1975), a German-born Jewish-American political theorist, wrote an essay on America’s education system in the wake of Brown v. Board of Education (1954). “Reflections on Little Rock” (1959) discusses de-segregation, bussing, states’ rights, etc. 457 more words

Editorials

Summer Seminar at Washington University Libraries

Washington University Libraries and the African and African-American Studies Department at Washington University conducted a four-day seminar on July 22-25, 2014 for local middle and high school educators to study the complex issues surrounding the history and artifacts of the Civil Rights Era. 239 more words

Alison C

THE BIOPIC... THE GODFATHER OF SOUL

I hope that this is an honest account of who James Brown was.  As unbelievable as it is to so many. He was apart of the Civil Rights Movement participating in many rallies.   19 more words

A Few (876) Words On Sexuality and Self-Discovery

I went to the post office yesterday and noticed that they now offer Harvey Milk themed postage stamps. Maybe they have for a while; I don’t know. 897 more words

Writing

WHO IS IRENE MORGAN-KIRKADLY

Before there was Rosa Parks…existed Irene Morgan. Born April 9, 1917 died August 10, 2007.

During 1944,  27-year-old, Irene Morgan ,Middlesex County,Virginia. Traveling to Baltimore and refuse to sit in the segregated seats on the Greyhound Bus. 255 more words