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Doghouses, Tents, Etc...for homeless encampments create a sweeping uproar in Los Angeles and nationwide— Bay Realty Partners

August 12, 2015 by Marc Afzal

A citywide movement in Los Angeles to build tiny houses on wheels for the homeless rolled into San Pedro this month, sparking an uproar among critics who charge that the doghouse-like wooden structures are not only eyesores but will quickly become a haven for crime. 40 more words

Tyranny

Day 11: Ida B. Wells... and a history we should know

Ida B. Wells

b.  July 16, 1862 – d. March 25, 1931

Was an amazing woman.

She was:

An early leader in the Civil Rights Movement…

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Looking Ahead: This Week in Geographic History, July 25 - 31

Here’s an advance look at a some of the “This Day in Geographic History” (TDIGH) events coming up this week.  For each date, we’ve matched it with a map or visual, background information, and a classroom activity so you can plan ahead. 361 more words

Classroom Ideas

Baton Rouge Cop Killer Was a "Sovereign Citizen." What the Heck Is That?

By Brandon Ellington Patterson

On July 17, in the second (at least) targeted attack on police in just over a week, 29-year-old Gavin Long shot six cops, three fatally, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 397 more words

News From The Soul Brother

The Constitutional Argument against the Black Lives Matter Movement

Black Lives Matter started with a decent motivation: to expose and draw attention to racial discrimination and social injustices that still remain in a free society. 658 more words

State Issues

The Transformative Nature of the 14th Amendment

When I look at the Reconstruction Era–particularly the period from 1865 to 1870–I see a time of deep reflection about how and why the U.S. Constitution needed to be significantly changed in the wake of the Civil War. 734 more words

History

Terrorists want to keep us off balance and squander our resources, but we must fight back...

Is there a master plan for all of these terrorist attacks? Or is it just random?

It would seem kind of both. The Islamic State (and perhaps other Islamic terror groups) master mind some attacks while they promote so-called lone wolf attacks. 591 more words