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Senator Barack Obama has lately been heard using some variant of the expression “Don’t think for a minute that power concedes,” as he ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 233 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 03:27 PM PST with 920 Recommends
Those are the final words of a powerful Washington Post op ed by Carol Anderson, Associate Professor of African American studies and history at Emory University, among other things. The full title ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 194 comments on Sun Nov 30, 2014 at 03:59 AM PST with 415 Recommends
Portrait of Myrtilla Miner, from her biography by Ellen O'Connor Far too many of the women who made a difference in our entwined histories—white and black—are forgotten or overlooked. One ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 209 comments on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 263 Recommends
You may recall that I created the Obama Inauguration cover for The Nation magazine... It's been a while and I've been busy on the poster for that cover. I'm almost finished..
by johnmav
Comment Count 268 comments on Fri Jun 05, 2009 at 04:15 AM PDT with 247 Recommends
Rev. William Barber If we ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote now! —the Rev. Dr. William Barber II. Election Day 2014 is on Tuesday, November 4, a little over two weeks away. This ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 171 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 06:00 AM PDT with 178 Recommends
We do too much "heroification" in America, according to James W. Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me:
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 60 comments on Mon Jul 04, 2011 at 07:05 AM PDT with 165 Recommends
by Unitary Moonbat
Comment Count 142 comments on Sun Sep 10, 2006 at 04:29 PM PDT with 151 Recommends
THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 101 comments on Sun Dec 19, 2010 at 04:24 AM PST with 138 Recommends
Frederick ...
by Armando
Comment Count 355 comments on Sun Aug 14, 2011 at 02:00 PM PDT with 133 Recommends
We do too much "heroification" in America, according to James W. Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong (one of his several books that ought ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 68 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 126 Recommends
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 84 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 03:30 PM PST with 125 Recommends
Sometimes I try different types of meditation. I have quite a few books about it, including one by the Dalai Lama himself, "How to Practice - The Way to a Meaningful Life." Those who practice ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 354 comments on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 12:08 AM PST with 123 Recommends
Versions of this post have appeared at Daily Kos since 2008. We do too much "heroification" in America, according to James W. Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 72 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 120 Recommends
We do too much "heroification" in America, according to James W. Loewen, author of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong (one of his several books that ought ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 58 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2012 at 05:13 PM PDT with 120 Recommends
We still dream today for what could have been Each Fourth of July, I see as if for the first time the beauty of our flag, and the universality of the love for our country that far too many ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT with 118 Recommends
Frederick Douglass Last Sunday evening, I was treated to a black conservative creature feature. First, there was Stanford professor Dr. Shelby Steele's appearence with The Atlantic magazine ...
by Chitown Kev
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 02:09 PM PST with 81 Recommends
As I always do, I really [enjoyedhttp://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/07/02/1220723/-] Meteor Blades' post ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 170 comments on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 03:30 PM PDT with 75 Recommends
Over the weekend FOX News' anti-intellectual haven known as "FOX & Friends" displayed a graphic of the Lincoln - Douglas debates. The only problem was that instead of showing Stephen A. Douglas they ...
by OmarLittle
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2008 at 08:07 AM PDT with 65 Recommends
Hope is a good thing. Maybe the best of things. — The Shawshank Redemption Earlier this week, President Obama sat down for ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 159 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2014 at 10:30 AM PST with 64 Recommends
Joe Klein's historic doppelganger, Stephen A. Douglas, the "radical moderate" of his time. This week, Joe Klein wrote : Obama's anger ...
by Armando
Comment Count 126 comments on Sun May 05, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT with 60 Recommends