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Looking For America: Thoughts on our Travels and Black History Month

We’re not special.  However, we won the birth lottery by being born in a rich, western country.  And, dare we state the obvious, we won the lottery again by being born white in the US.  1,120 more words

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Edmund Pettus Bridge

The Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma, Alabama, is the site of many civil rights marches in the 60s, including Bloody Sunday. Although Martin Luther King Jr was not there on Bloody Sunday, he would be two days later to march to the site of the violence and pray. 139 more words

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Edmund Pettus Bridge

The Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma, Alabama, is the site of many civil rights marches in the 60s, including Bloody Sunday. Although Martin Luther King Jr was not there on Bloody Sunday, he would be two days later to march to the site of the violence and pray. 162 more words

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Selma

By Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson , via Wikimedia Commons

To the bridge they marched, making the decision

though they knew it was risky, in Selma they marched. 313 more words

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Last Lawyer From Brown v. Board of Ed Dies At 91

Civil rights attorney Jack Greenberg, a protege of and successor to Thurgood Marshall at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the last lawyer to have argued… 582 more words

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Last Lawyer From Brown v. Board of Ed Dies At 91

Civil rights attorney Jack Greenberg, a protege of and successor to Thurgood Marshall at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and the last lawyer to have argued… 582 more words

National