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Racial injustice

Jim Crow Voting Laws — Then and Now

By Bruce Hartford, April 2021 One of the great achievements of the long civil rights movement was establishing a broad consensus that racism is evil. Trumpism is trying to roll back that social accord — and as we saw in

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Am I a Patriot?

Despite growing up in a Midwestern, quintessential American small town in Ohio, I have never felt deeply connected to the term patriot. Don’t get me wrong — while I have not always

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Rosa Parks and the Power of No

In 1900, Montgomery, Alabama. passed a city ordinance for the purpose of segregating bus passengers by race. Conductors had the power to assign seats to carry out that purpose; however, no passengers

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