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  •  Civil Rights Movement was amazing (3+ / 0-)
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    lyvwyr101, Lily O Lady, bontemps2012

    and without those heroes of those times, we wouldn't be where we are today on this historic inauguration day.

    Fighting Liberal at
    “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” --Gandhi:

    by smokey545 on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 12:46:32 PM PST

    •  And they were heroes... (3+ / 0-)
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      lyvwyr101, DSPS owl, bontemps2012

      It takes courage to go deep into the belly of the beast to demand decent treatment. And an amazing disposition to stand patiently, almost motionless, while wretches scream/spit at you for attempting to integrate their lunch counter.

      Thanks for this diary, Meteor Blades

      •  Imagine going to local jails (0+ / 0-)

        to bail kids out. City kids who had no idea what level of shxt they were in.

        "Have you left no sense of decency, sir, at long last?" Army Attorney to Sen. McCarthy, 1954. "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012.

        by bontemps2012 on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 05:10:02 PM PST

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