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Cutting Off Your Nose Despite Your Face

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled in February that Barbara Bagley has a legal right to sue herself for her own negligent driving that caused the death of her husband. 1,107 more words

There Is A Petition To Rename The Edmund Pettus Bridge

There is a petition on Change.org to rename the historic bridge in Selma called the  Edmund Pettus Bridge.  Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Movement marched through Selma and over the Edmund Pettus Bridge. 350 more words

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Sylvester McMonkey McBean

There have always been folks like Sylvester McMonkey McBean, the grifter featured in Dr. Seuss’ classic, The Sneetches and Other Stories. These individuals seek to capitalize upon the perceived differences between groups of people. 440 more words

Civil rights landmark bridge is named for reputed KKK leader

SELMA, Ala. (AP) – When the nation’s first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the marchers beaten there 50 years ago, he’ll be standing on a structure that’s at once synonymous with the civil rights struggle and a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader. 814 more words

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D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation 100 Years Later: Still Great, Still Shameful

At earlier screenings in Los Angeles it was called The Clansman, after the Thomas Dixon Jr. novel and play on which it was based. But David Wark Griffith must have realized that his film deserved a grander title. 1,538 more words

A Reflection On My Racial History

How do you think it feels knowing that your race caused decades of inhuman suffering and cruelty on a group of people that didn’t deserve it? 531 more words

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Neo-Nazi group target Elgin as they look to create UK's first fascist town dubbed 'Citadel 1'

THE New British Union of Fascists issued posters calling for “total Aryanism to end the threat of terrorism and anarchy” but their plans have sparked a fierce backlash from local politicians and community leaders. 1,244 more words

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