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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 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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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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Ermächtigungsgesetz, and the Deadly Perils of Automatic Government

On this day in 1933, the German Reichstag passes the Enabling Act, or Ermächtigungsgesetz, giving Adolph Hitler plenary powers over local, state and national matters…

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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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