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Remembering John Lewis, civil rights icon and American hero

People paid great heed to John Lewis for much of his life in the civil rights movement. But at the very beginning — when he was just a kid wanting to be a minister someday — his audience didn’t care … Continue reading

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INSIGHTS ON THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT PART 1 ; SLAVERY AND DEMOCRACY

David Murrin of Murrinations – Human societies have always been and continue to be hierarchical. This means that intrinsically there are those with greater opportunities than others. The historical shift from early human organisational systems, like the Roman empire, that … Continue reading

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At Mt. Rushmore and in the White House, Trump Updates ‘American Carnage’ Message for 2020

His ominous remarks were a reflection of his political standing: trailing in the polls, lacking a booming economy or a positive message to campaign on, and leaning on culture wars to buoy his loyalists. Annie Karni and Maggie Haberman in the New … Continue reading

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The problem is white supremacy

Barbara Smith in the Boston Globe – In her novella “In Darkness and Confusion,” Ann Petry provides a wrenching fictional account of the 1943 Harlem race riot. Why is this story, written almost 80 years ago, so relevant to what … Continue reading

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INSIGHTS FROM THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT PART 2: AMERICAN SOCIAL INTEGRATION

David Murrin of Murrinations – Although America and Britain speak the same language, they exhibit many fundamental differences with respect to social integration of its various races. Today in Britain, based on a 2011 census, some 86% were white; 8% … Continue reading

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