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Freedom’s Martyr

On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was assassinated by well-known stage actor John Wilkes Booth while attending the…

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The Lethality of National Adolescence and Ignorance

On April 12th, 1861, the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, SC, the resulting battle and eventual surrender by the US Army garrison mark…

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Major League Baseballs Shot Across The Bow

The decision by Major League Baseball to pull its All-Star Game and draft out of Atlanta and relocate it to another location over the recently passed Georgia voter suppression law, however, is not your typical boycott. Not only is it warranted, it will hopefully send a clear and unambiguous message to other states that are considering similar voter suppression laws. You screw around with voters’ rights, you’ll face the consequences.

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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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The Mystic Chords of Memory . . .

On this day in 1861, Abraham Lincoln is sworn in as 16th President of the still-adolescent United States. The plainly avuncular, litigating rail-splitter from Illinois…

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The Sage of Monticello

On February 17th, 1801, Thomas Jefferson was elected the third president of the United States, bringing about the first peaceful transfer of power from one…

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