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Tuesday Open Thread | Sharecroppers' History

Today’s feature:

The March of Time- Sharecroppers in the Black Belt 1936


Texan mom wins fight against textbook that 'erased' slavery

A Texas mom shocked that her son’s textbook merely called African slaves “workers” is thrilled that publisher McGraw-Hill  has promised revisions. But changing a single caption is hardly enough to combat what some educational experts call a wave of ideologically-fueled school standards that downplay the role of race and slavery in shaping America today. 143 more words

Current Events

Ben Carson Uses Empowerment Message in Bid to Sway Black Voters

Stephen Dinan reports: Ben Carson is hoping to awaken black voters to his campaign with a message of economic empowerment, saying the black community has been done a disservice by heeding political power overtures from Democrats. 414 more words


First they came…

Hat Tip To Old NFO@Nobody Asked Me.

I am not sure who will speak up for gun owners, but it will not be the gutless and nutless GOP in Congress. 240 more words

7 Reasons Why the Current Marriage Debate Is Nothing Like the Debate on Interracial Marriage

Ryan T. Anderson’s article makes the case yet again:

Is opposition to same-sex marriage at all like opposition to interracial marriage?

One refrain in debates over marriage policy is that laws defining marriage as the union of male and female are today’s equivalent of bans on interracial marriage.

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