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Mercer Girls, by Libbie Hawker

This book might rate 4 stars to a different reader, but for my own enjoyment I’m giving it 3. It just wasn’t quite meaty enough for me. 551 more words

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Those who helped

I’ve been hunting down the local people who worked tirelessly to support the town’s Belgian guests and have put up some new pages about the two committeees looked at so far – that for… 293 more words

Belgian Refugees

I AM a MAN ... Striking Memphis sanitation workers in 1968

I Am A Man Ernest C. Withers 22×28″ offset poster ~ Gallery

I Am A Man, Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tennessee

AFSCME Local 1733 sanitation workers strike in Memphis with National Guard members looking on, 1968. 35 more words

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Civil Rights ... god and nature NOT the government ?

just another rant …my opinion

I don’t know about you but I think of the Declaration of Independence as our social contract … right. Though if you listen to Republicans, it seems they missed that class, ignored it or prefer the archaic ideology beliefs of that time.  510 more words

United States

Victoria Woodhull.

On May 10th 1872 one hundred and forty four years ago today Victoria Woodhull a thirty four year old leader of women’s suffrage became the first female candidate for President of the United States. 845 more words

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Happy Birthday Elizabeth Seaman!

Happy Birthday Elizabeth Seaman!

On May 5th, 1864, Elizabeth Seaman was born to Mary Jane and Michael Cochran. Her father, a wealthy judge and landowner, tragically died when Mary Jane was six years old. 843 more words

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'You have to vote, you're a woman'

Nothing annoys me more than people pulling out the same old women’s suffrage card every year on election day. ‘You have to vote, look at the women that died for you.’ ‘Don’t you know how privileged you are to have the vote?’ 450 more words