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Since Stephen is leaving The Colbert Nation this week….Excuse me for a few minutes while I go and cry again….

OK!  I wanted to post some of my favorite moments from The Colbert Report: 30 more words

Colbert Report

#illridewithyou - let's take it a step further

There was nothing quite like logging onto Facebook yesterday afternoon after a peaceful weekend in Napa Valley to hear that hostages had been taken in a café in Sydney, my beautiful and safe home city. 1,081 more words


Rosa Parks's Depiction in Popular Media

Our talk about Angela Davis’s lack of control of her public image as an icon for the afro reminded me of today’s representation of Rosa Parks and her role in the civil rights movement. 212 more words

If you want to do right by the world, get on the bus your own way

As grade school students in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, we took the bus from our neighborhood to nearby Willow Street school. The bus trip lasted twenty minutes or so, making loops through the modest neighborhoods next to Media Heights Country Club. 1,312 more words

The Right Kind Of Pride

Montgomery Bus Boycott

59 years ago today the Montgomery Bus boycott began and lasted 381 days. Between 30,000 to 40,000 African Americans boycotted the metropolitan bus company in response to the arrest of Rosa Parks because she refused to give up her seat to a white person. 332 more words

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