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Jack-Jack and the Baseball Beanstalk

On April 15th, 1945, Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier and the great game changed forever when Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey secured him…

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When Failure is Not an Option

On April 13th, 1970, approximately 205,000 miles from Earth, an explosion aboard Apollo 13 ruptured an oxygen tank in the service module. The resulting shortage…

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Posted in Foreign Policy Headlines History Military Politics Presidential Facts

Harry Gives ’em Hell

On this day in 1951, President Harry S. Truman relieves General Douglas MacArthur of his commands due to the General’s insubordination and unwillingness to conduct…

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Over There . . . .

On April 6th, 1917, 32 months into the conflict, the United States declared war on Germany; the following December, war was also declared on Austria-Hungary,…

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The Fight For Civil Rights Will Begin Again, Again and Again.

“This fight will never end. There will always be those who want to oppress others, because of their feelings of inadequacy or lack of self-worth, misinterpretation of their ‘values’ or just blatant ignorance. Those in the minority will always face a battle of acceptance, and equality, will often be an uphill climb.”

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Stop Acting So Gay

Stereotypes allow for people to feel like they can safely vent hate because stereotypes are based on things that are sometimes true.  The inherent result is that bigotry leads to the belief that the stereotypes are always true.  People of a specific race, group, or sexual identity may at times exhibit a common set of behaviors.  Just because all of these things can be true does mean they are always true.

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