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In Memory -Dorthy Height

Dorothy Height: a civil rights heroine, educator and social activist ; She was a woman who had her finger print on all things American and as the President said,” deserves a place in our history”.    3/24/1912 – 4/20/2010

first posted 4/22/2011

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Initial reaction to the Ferguson DoJ report

On March 4th, the Department of Justice released its report on their investigation of the Ferguson Police Department.  Depending on your political and/or social leanings, most people had their beliefs confirmed.   751 more words

Legal/Law Enforcement

Wrapping up the week - January 24th, 2015

I’m sitting on my couch looking out on a white world. Snow is falling in those big, beautiful flakes that you can easily distinguish. It’s producing white fluff, like marshmallows, on the ground. 723 more words


DOJ Drops the Pretense: It Was Never Going To File Charges Against Darren Wilson

Hands Down, You’re Wrong

Jim Treacher writes: The Obama Way: Say what you think people want to hear, and keep saying it until they leave you alone. 175 more words

U.S. News

Hollywood, Historians, and the Business of Movie Making

“Selma,” is a thought-provoking new film from director Ava DuVernay.  This work is receiving a great deal of attention for both its dramatization of the events leading up to the historic 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights march and its depictions of the Rev. 287 more words

Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day!!

Today we are celebrating the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. We are doing this not because he was a politician or statesman. Today we celebrate and pay homage to a man who led people to become united. 408 more words