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The Catch

On this day in 1954, New York Giants center-fielder Willie Mays makes an amazing over-the-shoulder play on a fly ball, forever after known simply as…

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Geronimo – Prisoner of War

On September 4th in 1886, Apache leader and medicine man Geronimo surrenders a third and final time to Lt. Charles Bare Gatewood, an Apache-speaking West…

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Marching on Washington for the Dream

On August 28th in 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, the African American civil rights movement reaches its high-water mark when Martin Luther…

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What It Means To Be A More Perfect Union

The above words, which serve as the Preamble to the Constitution, were written in 1787 by learned men who well understood the term “more perfect,”…

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Malcolm X was Killed at 39 by Religious Fanaticism

On this day in 1965, Malcolm X is assassinated by three members of the Nation of Islam while preparing to address the Organization of Afro-American…

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The KKK and Church Bombings

Efforts to prosecute the other three men believed responsible, Herman Cash, Bobby Frank Cherry and Thomas E. Blanton, continued for decades. Though Cash died in 1994, Cherry and Blanton were arrested and charged with four counts of murder in 2000.

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