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Solomon Michaux

November 07, 1884 to October 20, 1968

Notable Events

  • Founded the Gospel Spreading is Church of God
  • Hosted gospel radio show “Happiness Hour”
  • Coordinate with FBI to undermine Martin Luther King…
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Monument will honor civil rights activists in Mississippi

NATCHEZ, Miss. — Workers in Mississippi have started installing the foundation for a monument honoring civil rights activists who were arrested in 1965 and taken to a notorious prison where they were held several days without being put on trial. 313 more words

News

What Do We Do with Our American Quilt in Progress?

What do we do with our American quilt in progress?

That is essentially the question American voters must ask themselves at this juncture with our politics, which is very much like the fate of a gigantic quilt that barely has begun. 2,971 more words

Current Affairs

HANS REMEMBERS- HEADLINES FROM MONDAY JUNE 16, 1969

Hans Remembers- News Headlines from Monday June 16, 1969.

  • The U.S. Supreme Court handed out a spanking to the U.S. House of Representatives when it handed down a 7 to 1 verdict that the House of Representatives had acted improperty in not allowing Adam Clayton Powell to take his seat in Congress after the 1966 elections. 
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Entertainment

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Book Title: The Snowy Day
Author and Illustrator: Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983)
Original Copyright: 1962
Publisher: Penguin Books USA Inc.: New York, NY
ISBN: 0-670-65400-0… 229 more words

Fiction

Emory Class of 1964 A College Story

Emory Class of 1964 A College Story by Ernest Harben

Available on Amazon or Kindle

A story of Michael, a college freshman in 1960, and his classmates as they make their way through four years of college. 113 more words

Observation

Posse. Team. Community.

Here’s what I’m looking for: A Squad. A Posse. A Team. Specifically: a squad, posse or team that is ready to mobilize for protests and marches and events. 853 more words

Feminism