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Insight into a Young Dr. King

We rushed to arrive at the Dexter Parsonage Museum where Dr. Martin and Coretta Scott King lived while he served as pastor of the church. This is where he was elected president of the Montgomery Improvement Association that organized the boycott and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. 352 more words

How to Rig an Election

How to Rig an Election by Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas. Yale University Press, 2018. 310 pages, $26.00.

Being a Dude of a Certain Age gives one the potential (at least) for a perspective informed by history. 1,325 more words


City loses last link to 'Negro Green Book'

SIDE STREETS: Fire destroys city’s last link to ‘tourist homes’ where blacks found save haven

Copyright by The Colorado Springs Gazette

Published Dec. 15, 2013… 823 more words


Writter Thanh Viet Nguyen supports proffessor Chu Hao and the Knowledge Publishing House

I wrote mostly about the United States of America in my last post. Here I will write about Viet Nam. Recently I signed a letter (see below, in English and Vietnamese) concerning Chu Hảo and the Knowledge Publishing House (Nhà Xuất Bản Tri Thức). 720 more words

Knowledge Publishing House

Jim Clyburn (D) Says Democrats Are Using Racially Charged "Dog Whistles" To Oust Him From Party's Leadership

Speaking to the long, sordid, and racist history of the Democrat party, several members of the party have been attempting to undermine Jim Clyburn’s bid to regain the position of Majority Whip, questioning his competence despite him having held the same position from 2007 to 2011 and portraying him as merely a figurehead during his previous tenure, a token black for them to tout as opposed to a competent leader. 594 more words

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The Dream of a Visionary

“We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence …” stated Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Civil Rights March on Washington, Aug. 690 more words

The Schoolhouse Gate by Justin Driver

The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind by Justin Driver. September 4, 2018. Pantheon Books, 576 p. ISBN: 9781101871652.   1,051 more words