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Six Women Pardoned for Civil Rights-Era Arrests

The women should not have been arrested. The pardon should have occurred at least 30 years ago. Six Women Pardoned for Civil Rights-Era Arrests. Advertisements

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Michele Bachmann stands by slavery comment

Michele Bachmann will not and cannot become the 45th President of the United States. Remember this! Michele Bachmann stands by slavery comment – Alexander Burns – POLITICO.com.

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Items from Soul Train headed to the Smithsonian

This is a great honor! Our beloved Soul Train is missed by all of us who grew up watching it. Every Saturday, “the hippest trip in America” brought together the entire family to see the latest fashion, dance moves, and … Continue reading

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Bill Schneider: The Death of the Bush Doctrine

Bill Schneider’s commentary is very insightful. Part of the problem in my view is that the United States is lousy when it comes to developing a proactive & comprehensive foreign policy. Think about it. Our foreign policy revolves around partisanship … Continue reading

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Destination Television

Tonight at 8e/7c on PBS, Dr. Henry Louis Gates continues the journey of exploring our heritage, our family. This is destination television for the entire family. By learning about the other members of the diaspora and their experiences, we learn … Continue reading

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The Myth of Black Confederates Persists

This is a fascinatingly interesting article by Lynette Holloway. Based on the state of Black America today, I can certainly understand if there were slaves who served in the Confederate Army of their own will. The psychological trauma and physical … Continue reading

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Sidney Poitier to Receive Award from Film Society of Lincoln Center

Congratulations to Sidney Poitier! A  great honor for a great man. Sidney Poitier to Receive Award from Film Society of Lincoln Center | EURweb.

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The Love Story That Made Marriage a Fundamental Right

I remember my parents and grandmother talking about the Lovings when I was a little boy. It was just more talk of “the movement” and I didn’t really give my full attention to it. Like many things of my youth, once I have … Continue reading

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What Is A Black Man? The sequel-Remember and Never Forget.

I am the first to have breath put into my lungs by God… I am the first to be created in His image… I am the first to walk upon God’s creation… I created language and writing… I built Kingdoms … Continue reading

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Five myths about church and state in America

The facts presented in this article may surprise some and educate others. Five myths about church and state in America – The Washington Post.

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