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What Good to Humanity ~ March 1865

In the March issue, the women’s magazine with the greatest readership at the time, calls for financial support for the education of women.

March– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania– “During the past year the colleges and seminaries of this country have received liberal contributions. 930 more words

Daily History

Lex iniusta non est lex...

From the Edward Snowden AMA, a hero, and someone we should all strive to act with such boldness, clarity, and courage. Shedding light on a democracy to its people is inherently non-traitorous. 609 more words

Civil War

Happy Birthday to America's Greatest President

Happy birthday to America’s greatest president!

Abraham Lincoln

February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865

“The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. 217 more words

Daily History

Books I'm Looking Forward to Reading

There isn’t enough time for books or reading, or just quiet time, but I am looking forward to fitting these books into my daily elliptical time. 625 more words

Books

Howard Zinn: "War is Terrorism."

Historian and educator Howard Zinn said that inspiring students to change the world should be the “modest little aim” of teaching.

January 27 marked five years since the death of the great historian and activist Howard Zinn. 1,542 more words

Social Justice

Remembering Howard Zinn: To Be Hopeful In Bad Times.

In his 2002 autobiography You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train, Howard Zinn wrote:

To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. 2,120 more words

Art Of Resistance

A writer-editor-teacher's quote of the week #47

“Only one fear was greater than the fear of black rebellion in the new American colonies. That was the fear that discontented whites would join black slaves to overthrow the existing order.” 20 more words

Teaching