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For Missouri football team, trip to Arkansas about more than football

If you’ve played high school football, or even if you’ve just attended a game, chances are you know what it’s like when you’re under the Friday night lights. 1,293 more words


On This Date in History....

On this date in 1957, nine black students, known as the “Little Rock Nine”, integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court handed down the consolidated decision of… 357 more words

On This Day

It's easier to hate than to think

The GOP is like the man who rushes to the emergency room for a paper cut and demands major surgery to fix it, all the while ignoring the stage IV cancer that has spread to every part of his body. 720 more words

Steve Ramos

Signs of the Time

The Wonderful World Tomorrow—What It WON’T Be Like!”: Part 5

Signs of the Time  

This blog post is the fifth in a series. Each entry in the series will be building on information and commentary in the earlier entries.

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Civil Rights

Little Rock Look Back: Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong was born on August 4, 1901 in New Orleans.  As he rose to fame, he would play Little Rock numerous times in a variety of venues. 336 more words


Memphis, Tennessee

Walking in Memphis … walking with my feet ten feet off of Beale …

On our way to the city of rock and roll we stopped of at Texarkana (the border between Texas and Arkansas) for some quick photos and then headed to Little Rock. 1,227 more words

The Eternal Terror

Perhaps the Confederate flag in South Carolina will fly at half mast now a damaged excuse for a human being named Dylann Roof killed nine black people in a South Carolina Church. 531 more words

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