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From Little Rock -- to the Moral Monday Rally

Passage Theatre in Trenton is doing a play on Little Rock, the famous school segregation case that cracked the Jim Crow rules. The play closes October 26, the day before the… 264 more words

Faith And Social Justice

Visiting Alexandria & Revisiting Race in the United States

This past weekend, I finally took the time to visit Alexandria, Virginia–a very short Metro ride from D.C. I had been looking forward to seeing this city for quite some time. 907 more words

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379: Turn Away Thy Son by Elizabeth Jacoway

379.2630976773: Jacoway, Elizabeth. Turn Away Thy Son: Little Rock, the Crisis that Shocked the Nation. New York: Free Press, 2007. 362 pp. ISBN 978-0-7432-9719-6. 270 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Little Rock Nine

The “Little Rock Nine,” nine Black students who successfully integrated the all-White Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., remain a stellar example of the importance of standing up for what’s right. 726 more words

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Democrats 'forgot one small detail' while remembering the Little Rock Nine

TheDemocrats tweeted an Obama quote to commemorate the “Little Rock Nine”—nine black students who enrolled in a public high school in defiance of then Governor Orval Faubus. 276 more words

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History: 8 Hour, 5 Day Work Week Begins

Remember when you had to work 12 to 15 hours a day for seven days a week? You Don’t? That’s because it was on this day in 1926 that the standard “work week” and daily hours as we know them–began. 101 more words

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