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The Haunted Oak

Hola mi gente,
The day the DNC chose Hillary Clinton as their candidate, was the day Trump was elected. Period.

Democracy now is live-streaming the colossal protests in Washington DC today. 609 more words

Another Day in the Life of Norwalk, Ohio - January 10, 1907

I noticed something interesting while perusing Norwalk’s newspapers of 110 years ago: there is scant mention of the U.S. President compared to the obsession with the office in today’s news. 399 more words

Norwalk Ohio History

American Terrorism

“Terror Lynching in America” a short video by the Equal Justice Initiative. Narrated by Bryan Stevenson, illustrated by Molly Crabapple. Directed and produced by… 53 more words

A Troubling Moment

Civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson says his Equal Justice Initiative to commemorate the racial violence–that included 4,000 lynchings in 12 states of the American South between 1870 and 1950–is aimed at creating an awareness and appreciation of the history that led to millions of Black Americans fleeing to ghettos in the North as refugees of that terror. 117 more words

Radical deterrence

Sean D. Hamill corrects the historical record in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette [1]:

For more than a century, the death of David Pierce has been a stain on Western Pennsylvania as the only victim of a lynching in the region. 684 more words


Returning Home: The Centennial of the Abbeville Lynching of Anthony Crawford

—By Doria Johnson

In January of 2008, First Lady Laura Bush designated Abbeville a “Preserve America Community.” This initiative recognizes those communities that demonstrate a commitment to preserving their cultural and natural heritage. 962 more words