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The Miracle Work Begins

On this day in 1887, Anne Sullivan arrives at the Keller family estate, Ivy Green, to begin teaching and training their blind, deaf and “dumb”…

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Abolition’s Advent

On this day in 1807, the US Congress passes an act to “prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction…

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Duty and Deviance

Providing us a study in contrasts, on this day in 1961, Pres. John F. Kennedy signs Executive Order 10924, officially launching the Peace Corps. Concerned…

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Animus in Consulendo Liber

On this day in 1994, in NATO’s first military action since its formation, U.S. fighter planes acting under United Nations sanction shoot down four Serbian…

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His Name is Trayvon

On this day in 2012, Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old high school student, is fatally shot in Sanford, Florida by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer….

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Enter, The Greatest

On this day in 1964, Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) wins the first of two heavyweight championship bouts against Sonny Liston, cementing his arrival and indisputable…

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