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The Other Story Behind this Iconic Image

Remember this famous photo? It was taken at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico, on the left Peter Norman who came second,  the centre athlete is Tommie Smith who came first and on the right, John Carlos, who came third. 572 more words


A Long Tradition Of Protest

The young people kneeling today are following a long tradition. #TakeAKnee #goodtrouble https://t.co/kxZDMfrGF5

John Lewis (@repjohnlewis) September 25, 2017

During another period, we knelt. There is nothing wrong with kneeling down to stand up against injustice.

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Rosa Parks’ Historic Home To Return To The US

A year after being moved to Germany, the place where civil rights icon Rosa Parks once called home will make its return to the United States, the… 450 more words


No, We Don't Need Permission.

I’m strapped for cash, and I am at the point that I really wish I could be paid for my articles, my research, and my ability to reconnect families because I’ve been able to do it better than those who people pay thousands of dollars to to search for them when they mentally can’t take it anymore. 798 more words

Adoption Exposed

SDS - Kirkpatrick Sale (1973)

“Social scientists and historians, not to mention college administrators and police agencies, continue to puzzle over how a student movement as radical as SDS could have emerged from the wizened anti-Communist League for Industrial Democracy, and then grown to such proportions without tight organization, and finally, despite a credo of democracy and humanity, degenerate into the bestiality of the Weathermen — all in one quite short decade. 160 more words


Two Trains: Haibun

“Freight train, freight train, run so fast
Freight train, freight train, run so fast
Please don’t tell what train I’m on
They won’t know what route I’m going.

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Poetry analysis: "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing"

At TAMS and Ed Homeschool, we believe that every child should learn about the song, Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing.”  After all, poet James Weldon Johnson wrote  1,412 more words

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