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What It Means To Be A More Perfect Union

The above words, which serve as the Preamble to the Constitution, were written in 1787 by learned men who well understood the term “more perfect,”…

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Malcolm X was Killed at 39 by Religious Fanaticism

On this day in 1965, Malcolm X is assassinated by three members of the Nation of Islam while preparing to address the Organization of Afro-American…

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The KKK and Church Bombings

Efforts to prosecute the other three men believed responsible, Herman Cash, Bobby Frank Cherry and Thomas E. Blanton, continued for decades. Though Cash died in 1994, Cherry and Blanton were arrested and charged with four counts of murder in 2000.

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Politics at its Worst

On this day in 1856, the caning of abolitionist Sen. Charles Sumner (R-MA) is administered on the floor of the United States Senate at the…

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The End of Separate But Equal

On this day in 1954, marking the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end in the war on racial inequality, the US…

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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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