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March by John Lewis

This isn’t a review. I’m a little surprised I haven’t heard of this trilogy.

For those who don’t know, John Lewis is one of the last remaining civils rights era icons of the mid-20th century civil rights movement that took place throughout the United States. 239 more words

Lessons from the Heart: A Ring Box Christian.

(Lessons from the Heart: A Ring Box Christian-Part 1 of a 15 part series)

Marriage is an institution that solidifies the symbol of a union between a man and woman, it starts when a person gives an engagement ring which is a precious piece of jewelry-and we might add that it can be passed down through generations — if you take proper care of it. 385 more words

Hate Masks Pain (James Baldwin)

“I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.” 6 more words


The Help

Goodreads Synopsis:

Three ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step.

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger.

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Selma (2015) Film Review - Is Selma Accurate in Portraying African American Women Activists? 

5 days and 54 miles later, March 25th 1965 saw the arrival of thousands of Civil Rights activists at the door step of Montgomery, Alabama all the way from Selma. 1,123 more words


Race to the Finish -- Colleen - 8/12/2016

Race to the Finish

12 August 2016

Look at this photo of my classmates and me from 1969. I’m four years old, and it’s a preschool at Brandeis University in Boston. 964 more words