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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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Politics at its Worst

On this day in 1856, the caning of abolitionist Sen. Charles Sumner (R-MA) is administered on the floor of the United States Senate at the…

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The End of Separate But Equal

On this day in 1954, marking the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end in the war on racial inequality, the US…

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Far Too Many Americans Do Not Know These Truths About The US Constitution

It appears that a large percentage of American adults had not been paying attention when the Constitution was taught to them in school. Or perhaps they just never received a civics lesson.

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The Greatest Man Of The 20th Century

Nelson Mandela died today in his home. Nelson Mandela was not supposed to die. Not now. Not ever. Can you even imagine a world without…

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Right Focuses On Repeal Of 17th Amend. As Part Of Their War On Voters

The 17th Amendment, which was enacted into the Constitution in 1913, allows for the election of state senators by popular vote. The repeal of the 17th Amendment…

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