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SELMA . A few days ago, an estimated 40,000 people descended on Selma, Alabama, for the 50th anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (and recently ...
by arlenegoldbard
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
It's a good thing I'm giving a midterm next week, because both of the issues that really annoyed me this week (and my students, if any of them are Kossacks, will tell you so) had to do with the ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Right so often. Not this time. Eleanor Roosevelt told her husband that the Executive Order he had signed on Feb. 19, 1942, No. 9066 , was wrongheaded. A year later, FDR's order was challenged in ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 07:23 PM PST with 51 Recommends
Lookout Mr. President, your alma mater is busy prepping another constitutional scholar. Today's Honolulu Staradvertiser (there is a pay wall :() reports that... Matthew Shimura, who recently ...
by tharu1
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 10:38 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Japanese-American farm mother ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 260 comments on Sun Jan 29, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST with 225 Recommends
In the small West Coast town where I grew up, as in many communities, there was a layer of gossip so thick that it formed actual legends around some of the inhabitants, past and present. One that ...
by RedPencil
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Nov 06, 2010 at 07:32 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Sixty-five years ago today it was not Presidents Day. In fact, February 19, 1942 stands out as one of the low points for presidents in the twentieth century, if not one of the low points for ...
by uberblee
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Feb 19, 2007 at 11:58 AM PST with 28 Recommends