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An Earful ~~ The Affordable Care Act Benefits People

| By  CAP Action War Room repost

Republicans Are Hearing How The Affordable Care Act Benefits People

As momentum continues to build up to the March 31 open enrollment deadline, Republican lawmakers continue to make every effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. 452 more words

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Freedom Friday - Black History Month: Part 2

Introduction

Thanks to my blogging friend, Imani, for Freedom Friday. This  year for Black History Month, I chose to use my four Freedom Fridays… 843 more words

Black History | The Slave Whipping Post

The ordinary mode of punishing the slaves is both cruel and barbarous. The masters seldom, if ever, try to govern their slaves by moral influence but by whipping, kicking, beating, starving, branding, cat-hauling, loading with irons, imprisoning, or by some other cruel mode of torturing. 897 more words

Open Thread

Black History | Black Codes and Pig Laws

Black Codes: A body of laws, statutes, and rules enacted by southern states immediately after the Civil War to regain control over the freed slaves, maintain white supremacy, and ensure the continued supply of cheap labor. 260 more words

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[VIDEO] Dr. K: 'Mr. President, the Crusades Were 800 Years Ago!'

“Everything he does is to minimize what’s happening, to hold us back and to essentially deny the gravity of what’s happening.”

Charles Krauthammer, pointing to the president’s “astonishing” comments at today’s… 112 more words

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Black History | The Norfolk 17 School Desegregation

On February 2, 1959, 17 African-American students entered six previously all-white middle and high schools in Norfolk, Virginia. These schools had been closed for five months as the result of Virginia’s massive resistance effort to avoid the desegregation mandated by the Brown v. 688 more words

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