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Posted in Civil Rights History Langston Hughes people’s history Poetry Trump US History White Privledge

Three Great Americans You Need To Know About, Part One: Langston Hughes

Poetry is not something that most people read. Let’s be honest, when was the last time you, or anyone you…

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10 Innocent People Who Were Executed, Part Seven: Leo Jones

The execution of a person who can show that he is innocent comes perilously close to simple murder.

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Three Things You Need To Know About Harriet Tubman

Three lessons from a critical patriot.

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What You Risk By Confusing Patriotism and Nationalism

The meaning of the past comes not from seeing the puzzle pieces, but my piecing them together.

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Writing History With Lighting

[This post is dedicated to the memory of Heather Heyer, Trooper-Pilot Berke M. M. Bates and Pilot Lt. H. Jay…

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10 Innocent People Who Were Executed, Part Six: Ellis Wayne Felker

Prosecutors hid evidence from the defense, doctored an autopsy and denied a proper trial.

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War Is A Lie: Veterans Day

The Eleventh Month, the Eleventh Day, the Eleventh Hour…

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Leadership Secrets of Great Presidents for Business, Part Two: Abraham Lincoln

He is optimistic about who we are and what we all want. He sees the best in those who follow him and communicates this confidence in his team.

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What You Don’t Know About Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With The Wind Will Surprise You.

” It stands now as one of the most popular novels in American history, and the film by the same name won a buck load of Academy Awards when it came out…”

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Subversive Bands: Billy Holiday and “Strange Fruit”

A song to remind us of a sad and sadistic tradition in American history.

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10 Innocent People Who Were Executed, Part Five

Police and prosecutors deliberately framed an innocent man.

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Subversive Bands, Part Three: Gil Scott Heron, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”

The revolution will not be a re-run brothers.