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Clement Vallandigham – the Golden Circle and Fighting Civil Rights

On this date in 1863 the quixotic Clement Vallandigham is soundly defeated in the Ohio governor’s race. As leader of the Copperheads, anti-war Democrats often…

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Should Colin Kaepernick Move to Another Country?

Better idea, congressman [ Rep. Mo Brooks ], YOU move to a different country. No, wait a minute, you’re an Alabamian, so you’re pretty much…

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Civil Rights is Still a Struggle

A half-century later, race-based politics ushered in a man committed to inequality, kleptocracy, self-dealing and ignorance. Notwithstanding, in 2020, the quaint notions of liberty, equality, decency and humanity may still reemerge in a 243-year-old nation which so often insists on behaving like an adolescent.

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Bobby Kennedy: the Day That Will Live in Infamy

On this day in 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY) is fatally wounded by a gun shot to the head following his victory in the…

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Your Guide To DC This Week: 50 Years of Dreaming

This partial TO DO guide lists exhibits and attractions going on this week in the nation’s capitol. It will be updated as we gather more…

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Walk This Way: The Anniversary Of A Dream.

It’s been 50 years since Martin Luther King delivered his famous ‘dream’ speech, and 84 years since the Reverend Dr. was born. August 28th is…

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