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Fear, Loathing, and Raw Courage at Little Rock

On this day in 1957, under escort from the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division, nine black students enter all-white Central High School in Little Rock,…

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Posted in Activism Civil Rights Human Interest

Starvation of the Great Soul

On this day in 1932, in his cell at Yerovda Jail near Bombay, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi begins a hunger strike in protest of the British…

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Posted in Activism Civil Rights Domestic Issues History Race Social Issues Terrorism

Love Faces Hate

On this day in 1963, a bomb fashioned from 15 sticks of dynamite and set by Klansmen explodes during Sunday morning services in the 16th…

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Posted in Civil Rights Current events

Why Law Enforcement Shouldn’t Be Exempt From Being Monitored

As readers of this blog know all too well, I am a salesperson by trade. Indeed, if I had a dollar for every time I’ve…

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Posted in Civil Rights History Military

Chief Crazy Horse – Protector of His People

On September 5th in 1877, Oglala Sioux chief Crazy Horse is fatally bayoneted by a cavalry soldier in the guardhouse at Fort Robinson, Nebraska. The…

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Posted in Civil Rights History The Courts

Thurgood Marshall – Celebrating the Constitution as a Living Document

On this day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African American to be confirmed as a Supreme Court justice. He would remain on the…

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