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What if someone told you something that was contrary to how you viewed the world? Something horrible. Would you reject it out-of-hand? Would you rationalize and create an "exception" for it? ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 87 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 12:46 PM PDT with 149 Recommends
Did quilts help guide escaped slaves to safety? Did different quilt blocks have specific meanings to slaves, perhaps based on their African past? Was the pattern of stitches and knots informative ...
by Melanie in IA
Comment Count 58 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 10:34 AM PST with 88 Recommends
The recently enacted federal budget that everybody is regarding with relief but no hosannas failed to extend federal jobless benefits. [http://www.cbpp.org/cms/?fa=view&id=4060 According] to the ...
by Thisbe
Comment Count 40 comments on Sat Dec 21, 2013 at 09:10 PM PST with 55 Recommends
Seems that Republicans who support Arizona's recently passed immigration law want to ask local law enforcement to wear just one more hat. They don't just want them to be the police, they want them ...
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 67 comments on Mon Apr 26, 2010 at 12:30 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
Elaine Brown has been many things. Chair of the Black Panther Party from 1974 until 1977. Candidate for Oakland City Council. Candidate for the nomination of the Green Party for President of the ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 07:24 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
One could add an awful lot to this subject, I can't because reading about this subject has my mind swimming with all that I've read and followed over the years on this growing Humanitarian Problem ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2008 at 06:25 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Twenty three states in the United States of America don't give a damn about the working people living within them. And Republicans in those states are snuffing out labor with so-called right-to-work ...
by Jamie Sanderson
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 02:44 PM PST with 24 Recommends
As you all now it was illegal to help free slaves and many people spent years in prison for that "supposed" crime back in the 19th century. In fact, in Kentucky back in the time when slavery was ...
by LaurenMonica
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Mar 12, 2010 at 05:04 AM PST with 23 Recommends
While Republican Governor-Elect Nikki Haley plays around in Washington with GOP Congressional members, we here in South Carolina are living it up old school – and I mean old school.
by Jamie Sanderson
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 02:48 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Four days ago, there were fancy celebrations in South Carolina. It was the 150th anniversary of the ...
by lao hong han
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 05:34 PM PST with 16 Recommends
I saw this on Twitter this morning, and was completely flabbergasted. The newscaster, who looks amazed, tried to tell him that it was ridiculous. She also pointed out, correctly, that slaves, like ...
by BadKitties
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 12:01 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Please help me get this petition to 100 signatures. Here is the ...
by dcherry17
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 08:04 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Ever since Barack Obama took office Latinos have been pounding on his door. It seems to me that President Obama could hear them, after all they have been vocal enough. The problem was, the general ...
by carlosgalindo
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Jul 02, 2012 at 07:45 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I am often motivated by scripture readings in Sunday service to write about them from a different perspective than is customary. Recently, the Gospel Reading in our little ...
by MoGemStone
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Nov 19, 2011 at 06:58 PM PST with 8 Recommends
by RidgeCook
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Nov 01, 2006 at 08:46 AM PST with 8 Recommends
This will be short and a companion to my original post >> CBC Questions Cherokee Vote on Black ...
by sephius1
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Apr 20, 2007 at 06:42 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
by greggish
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 23, 2006 at 12:06 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
I am always amazed at people’s misconceptions concerning rumors. Just start rumors about something, (it doesn’t have to be the whole truth and nothing but…) and before long it winds up a part ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 01:05 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Because Obama is in Africa, the pundits on MSNBC were saying this morning that China has invested far more in Africa than the U.S., and that we should "catch up" (as in, a race to the bottom ). They ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 10:45 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
This blog is cross-posted at StewartAcuff.com This week was the 100th anniversary of the death of one of America’s greatest heroes – abolitionist and underground railroad engineer Harriet Tubman.
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 08:45 AM PDT with 3 Recommends