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Ideas, opportunities to know and honor African American history

In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute ~Thurgood Marshall 

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) has announced that the theme for Black History Month 2018 is “African Americans in Times of War”.  505 more words

U.S. History

#NotEnoughScifi: John M. Ford & the Funny Business / Coda

We come to the final instalment of this series on the forgotten but brilliant science fiction writer John M. Ford.

Over the last few posts, we’ve looked at… 480 more words

Libraries

Fragments and foments for the 4th

That which distinguishes this day from all others is that then both orators and artillerymen shoot blank cartridges. ~John Burroughs

This wry observation on the forthcoming Fourth of July inspires random thoughts and a dip into the scattered notes that don’t quite sum to a cogent theme – or post.  540 more words

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