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Coming to Terms With Appomattox

On April 9th, 1865, with his army surrounded and his men weak and exhausted, Robert E. Lee realizes there is little choice but to consider…

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The Sunday Driver, S2, E3: Fear and Loathing in the Heart of Atlanta

A Happy Easter Sunday, Monday or Passover to all, as the case may be. It has been sometime since we had the privilege of joyriding…

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The Content of Their Character

On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot in the head at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, at 6:01 p.m….

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The Low Down on Georgia’s Voter Suppression Law

For the second time this month, a voter suppression bill was passed into law. This time around, it was Georgia and governor Brian Kemp did the honors. And just to make sure everyone got the message, the signing took place in a closed room under a painting of a slave plantation. Because if you’re going to pass legislation that disenfranchises African American voters you might as well go all out and rub their noses in it. At least they wore masks instead of hoods.

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Strange Bedfellows

On this day in 1877, President Rutherford B. Hayes appoints abolitionist, orator, statesman and escaped slave Frederick Douglass to the post of US Marshal for…

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Jackson’s Gold

On March 8th, 1838, operations at the New Orleans Mint commence with the deposit of a first shipment of Mexican gold bullion. The original coins,…

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