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Henry Hampton, Selma, and Eyes on the Prize

A new film, Selma directed by Ava DuVernay and produced by Oprah Winfrey, has opened in theaters. Selma is a dramatized version of the tumultuous events in that town that became a turning point in the civil rights movement. 652 more words

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Rosa Parks

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott.  The boycott lasted an astonishing 384 days and to many it represents the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement.   144 more words

Books!

Hold On!

I just returned from watching Mockingjay Part 1 with my children. In a crucial scene maybe half or two thirds of the way through the story Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen is asked by a companion to sing song. 362 more words

Culture

Why???

So, I was thinking the other day about the reasons for getting healthier: losing weight and becoming more physically fit.  What makes a good reason versus what doesn’t have enough depth as a really good reason, thereby making it easier to give up on the inevitable bad days.   653 more words

Eyes On The Prize