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A reference to this famed quotation with “children” in the blank came to me today, a reference to the Trump administration’s announced intent to confine undocumented immigrant families indefinitely… 413 more words

History

The U.S. Constitution Doesn’t Guarantee Equal Rights for Women. Here’s Why

When American women won the right to vote — a milestone commemorated on Women’s Equality Day, which marks the anniversary of the Aug. 26, 1920 certification that the… 2,179 more words

Florida State University: FSU professor’s research spurs educational curriculum

Florida State University: FSU professor’s research spurs educational curriculum. “The ‘Find Your Voice: The Online Resource for Fannie Lou Hamer Studies’ includes school lesson plans, a new animated short movie by BrainPOP, a children’s book titled ‘Planting Seeds: The Life and Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer’ and a virtual tour of locations related to Hamer. 32 more words

New Resources

King Urges Billy Graham Not to Invite Segregationist Governor to Evangelistic Crusade

In the wake of Billy Graham’s death in 2018 at the age of 99, many commentators remarked on his racial stances. Many pointed to his decision to remove the ropes segregating white and black audience members at one of his crusades in 1953. 546 more words

Civil Rights

Freedom of Speech In A School Area?

Freedom of Speech In A School Zone?

Yesterday in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Edison between Yale and Harvard on 41st. A male citizen was seen holding up signs while wearing an adult toy on his head as school buses crossed the area. 124 more words

Entertainment

It Takes Black Women in the U.S. 20 Months to Earn What White Men Make in a Year. Here's the History Behind That Wage Gap

More than four months after Equal Pay Day, black women are only now catching up.

Back in early April, American women could mark the day on which, based on median salaries, they had earned as much in 2018 and 2019 combined as men had earned the prior year alone—but not every American woman had cause to celebrate. 1,183 more words

Jackie & the Bear: Tennessee's forgotten legend

“Unblockable” is a word that has often been used to describe some of football’s greatest defenses. It conjures up images of the breath rising from the helmets of the ’85 Bears as they harass quarterbacks on an icy day in Chicago, or of Tom Brady picking turf out of his face mask with a host of New York Giants standing over him. 768 more words