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  •  Good morning Sis VB. (6+ / 0-)

    I admit I am getting a bit melancholy about the fact that we will be losing more in the near future - since so many of those folks active in the 50's and early 60's were born in the 20's and 30's and cannot be with us much longer.

    "If you're in a coalition and you're comfortable, you know it's not a broad enough coalition" Bernice Johnson Reagon

    by Denise Oliver Velez on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 08:58:36 AM PDT

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    •  It's going to be up to the rest (3+ / 0-)
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      of us to pick up the baton and march forward, to create the leaders that folks 40 or 50 years from now will read and write about. But in a world where "reality TV" means doing dumb shit for the cameras rather than fighting for justice and peace, I'm not sure where those future leaders are coming from.

      Now to try to end the wars we ask our gay and straight soldiers to fight. -- Chris Hayes

      by Cali Scribe on Sun Oct 09, 2011 at 11:33:04 AM PDT

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