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From the Back of the Bus to Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows

On this day in 1957, Althea Gibson takes the women’s singles tennis title at Wimbledon and becomes the first African American to win a championship…

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Frederick Douglass, Rutherford B Hayes and Reconstruction

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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JIMCROWCCHIO by Bill Day

JIMCROWCCHIO by Bill Day click image to enlarge Bill Day’s award-winning cartoons are syndicated in more than 900 newspapers worldwide four times a week through…

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EGGragation by Bill Day

EGGrigation by Bill Day click image to enlarge Bill Day’s award-winning cartoons are syndicated in more than 900 newspapers worldwide four times a week through…

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Equal Means Equal: If Not Then Here's 'Plan B'

Section 1, Amendment 14, Constitution of The United States of America: “All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction…

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Racial Entitlement And The Shame of Antonin Scalia

   The recent row over comments made by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia have been nothing short of scathing, and rightfully so. When a Supreme…

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