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From civil rights to 'the Troubles' 7 - civil rights takes centre stage

Television pictures of the civil rights demonstration in Derry on 5 October 1968 being attacked by police sparked anger across the North and South of Ireland and shock in Britain and further afield.  1,941 more words

Civil Rights

During the 1960's, White Supremacy Ended. The Left Replaced It With Militant Feminism, Black Nationalism, and Gay Pride.

The 2018 Golden Globe Awards ceremony convened to honor Hollywood’s most outstanding performers, producers and directors that January. It did little however to disappoint Middle America’s expectations for another cheap rip-off of the old Nuremberg rallies during the 1930’s where the Nazis gathered to promote German eastward expansion (‘lebensraum’), ‘the master race’, and anti-semitic propaganda such as Leni Riefenstahl’s film, Triumph of the Will (1935). 6,563 more words

RIP Elijah Cummings

It has been said that true courage comes not from the absence of fear, but rising above the fear.

Rep Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) passed away… 125 more words

Politics

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Another book review is up on Literature Approved! This is one of my favorite books I read over the summer. I finished it during our relaxing beach vacation. 245 more words

Book Reviews

Southern Divide

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Sydney Johnson

Rhetoric of the New South

Cody Jarman

October 13, 2019

The Civil Rights Movement is often described as a “decades-long struggle with the goal of enforcing constitutional and legal rights for African Americans” (Carson). 882 more words

Alabama

Remembering MLK, Jr.

Driving from Georgia to Arizona, we made a stop in Memphis, TN. We visited the site of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. The power and legacy of this one peace-minded person were palpable.

Presence/Mindfulness

AT THE DARK END OF THE STREET by Danielle L. McGuire

Very informative book about the U.S. from 1944-1975. The amount of bold sexual violence against black girls/women is crazy–like we are truly living in a sick world. 175 more words

Books