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Canada – Our Large and Friendly Neighbor

On this day in 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and…

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The Pill

On this day in 1960, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves the world’s first commercially produced combined oral contraceptive pill (COCP), colloquially known as…

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Disgraced

But now, for the first time ever, it’s come directly from the pinnacle of American power. From an icon of We the People: A United States President, standing on the White House grounds told fourwomen of color, all members of the U.S. Congress, all of whom have just as much right to be here as he does, to “Go back where you came from.”

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Title IX

On this day in 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, prohibiting sex discrimination in federally funded education programs and activities, is…

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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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We Must Live Together As Brothers…

On April 4th, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. left his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis TN to have dinner with colleagues and discuss the march planned in support of the striking Memphis sanitation workers. Seconds later a single shot was fired and sparked what may go down as the bloodiest and most violent year in American history.

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