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Memorials

Lancaster has an amazingly majestic memorial, situated on a hill in Williamson Park and visible from all over the town.

No matter which way you look at it, the Ashton Memorial is quite breathtaking in size and detail, especially when the evening sun is setting and giving it a glowing, golden appearance. 1,197 more words

A Study in Light

You won’t have been a photographer for very long before you hear of the term the golden hour. It’s a great time to shoot outside as the light is usually really nice then. 298 more words

Photography

On this day in history, June 2, 2011 -- Alabama Passes Anti-Immigrant Legislation Authorizing Racial Profiling

On June 2, 2011, Alabama’s Republican-controlled state legislature passed House Bill (HB) 56, a controversial anti-immigration bill much tougher than a similar Arizona law passed the year before. 285 more words

Justice Chronicles

On this day in history, June 3, 1943 --White Factory Workers in Detroit Strike to Protest Promotion of Black Workers

In the early 1940’s, many people migrated to Northern cities from rural areas in the Deep South in search of manufacturing jobs in the growing wartime economy. 308 more words

Justice Chronicles

On this day in history, May 29, 1917 -- White Mob Riots in East St. Louis Over Threat of Black Labor

On May 28, 1917, in East St. Louis, Illinois, a meeting of 3000 white union members marched on the Mayor’s office to make demands about the job competition resulting from the city’s growing African American population. 266 more words

Race

On this day in history, May 29, 1917 -- White Mob Riots in East St. Louis Over Threat of Black Labor

On May 28, 1917, in East St. Louis, Illinois, a meeting of 3000 white union members marched on the Mayor’s office to make demands about the job competition resulting from the city’s growing African American population. 172 more words

Race

Just a Simple Soldier

He was getting old and paunchy and his hair was falling fast, 

and he sat around the Legion, telling stories of the past. 

Of a war that he had fought in and the deeds that he had done.  428 more words

Poems By Others