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Choosing the Correct Career

First, please understand that I support the work of the thousands of police who protect us and do very hard work during very difficult times.  But I must enter this discussion about police being allowed to use the “I was afraid for my life” defense.  276 more words

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Hack #4- We Insist!: Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite

We Insist!: Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite was a civil rights protest album released in 1960 on Candid Records as a musical accompaniment to the sit-in movement in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. 240 more words

The Power Of Protest: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

The Greensboro sit-ins are one of the most well-known protests of the Civil Rights Movement. In 1960 African-American students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College led a series of nonviolent protests at the “whites only” lunch counter of Woolworth’s department store in Greensboro, North Carolina. 317 more words

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