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More Equal than Others

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Last year while I was leading my students from the Staff College on our Gettysburg Staff Ride, something remarkable and troubling occurred. 949 more words

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The problem with Stacey Dash. Wait...Who?

Come on, you know who I’m talking about. Stacey Dash. You might’ve seen her in movies like Mo’ Money, House Arrest, Dysfunctional Friends, or  951 more words

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Fighting Anti-Gay Jim Crow Laws

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I was overjoyed when the Supreme Court legalized Marriage Equality last summer in its Obergfell v. Hodges decision. Before it was argued I compared the case with the infamous… 1,005 more words

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The Four Freedoms

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On January 6th 1941 President Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered his State of the Union Message to Congress and the nation. I spent the time to both both read it and listen to it the other day. 997 more words

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[VIDEO] How Do You Judge America?

Is the United States an exceptional country that has played a uniquely good role in history? Or is it a typical country, perhaps even a uniquely bad one considering the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow? 9 more words

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Where Does Bitterness Lead?

Buck O’Neil

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Just a brief thought as we get ready to enter the heat of the presidential primary season. We all know that our society has become increasingly divided among political lines as well as in so many other ways. 193 more words

Faith

Friday Open Thread | Berkeley High students walk out over racist post

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — At least 2,000 of Berkeley High School students walked out of class Thursday in protest of a racist message left on a computer screen a day earlier, district officials said. 103 more words

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