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The Biggest Coup in History?

Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows: Part 9

The Biggest Coup in History?

This is Part 9 of a blog series titled “Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows.”
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Trump Presidency

Inspired by James Baldwin

They’d gotten off on the wrong foot, and if Cam found out, there would be hell to pay. Ada needed this young man to know she wasn’t like other whites, the ones who touted their Confederate ancestors or acted like Jim Crow was still in force.

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Gay And Lesbian

Ruby Bridges

She is 60 years old and celebrated the 50th year reunion of her integrating the school in 2010.

The Norman Rockwell painting was entitled: “The Problem we all Live With”. 132 more words

Code for "Lesbian"

“… I still think Lillian Smith is the one to read on the topic of segregation,” Cam said. “You know Lillian Smith? Author of Strange Fruit?

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Gay And Lesbian

we shall overcome...five to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song, written by Debbie Levy, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
published in 2013 by Disney, Jump at the Sun Books… 940 more words

Picture Books

Integrating schools works best for all students.

-I am on the road until later this week. I am blogging less. Today I am posting an episode of This American Life.  

What is the one thing that closes the  so-called achievement gap between Black and white students? 735 more words

The Davis Case

In May, 1906, eighteen residents of Sitka, Alaska testified in a federal school integration case called Davis et al. v. Sitka School Board.

In 1905, Congress had passed the Nelson Act, authorizing funds for public schools in Alaska for white children and children of “mixed blood who lead a civilized life.” Before the Nelson Act, federal funds went to educate Alaskan children “without regard to race,” though in segregated schools. 5,832 more words

Alaska History