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Fifty years ago this week the city of Birmingham, Alabama, turned the dogs on black children marching for civil rights, initiating eight days that brought the intensifying struggle into living ...
by Richard Riis
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu May 02, 2013 at 07:19 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
Fifty years ago, the notorious Bull Connor ordered white firemen to turn their high pressure firehoses on the demonstrators once again. But this time, on this day, they refused. How did this happen?
by samdiener
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat May 05, 2012 at 06:58 AM PDT with 124 Recommends
Cross Posted at Legal Schnauzer James Armstrong, a central figure in the civil-rights movement,
by RogerShuler
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Mar 02, 2010 at 09:19 AM PST with 17 Recommends
When YOU flipped the switch to start the negative campaigning in earnest, John McCain - YOU know what switch I'm talking about - YOU signaled to your troops how low YOU were willing to go. I’...
by Brown Man ATL
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2008 at 09:49 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I was upset immediately after the debate. I considered coming here to post my first reactions, but what will Bill Maher coming on and it being late and all, I didn't. I thought about posting ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 04:21 AM PDT with 26 Recommends