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Leadership Secrets of Great Presidents for Business, Part Three: Theodore Roosevelt

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by the dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly…

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What You Need To Know about “The Problem That Has No Name”, Betty Friedan and the Feminine Mystique

They gloried in their role as women, and wrote proudly on the census blank: “Occupation: housewife.”

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Three Great Americans You Need To Know, Part Two: W.E.B Du Bois and Black Double Identity

“Measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.”

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The Genius of Lincoln at Gettysburg

The Gettysburg Address is a revolution in three paragraphs.

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10 Innocent People Who Were Executed, Part Eight: Cameron Todd Willingham

Prosecutors called him “an extremely severe sociopath.”

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Three Things You Need To Know About Emmett Till, part one

His death was the first Black Lives Matter moment.

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Subversive Bands: Judas Priest

If You Play It Backward…

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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 by 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…