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Eyewitness to the Civil Rights Revolution

This looks like a great event for those in the DC area.   On Tuesday evening, April 16, the Overbeck History Lecture Series will present an on-stage interview with Simeon Booker, the 94-year-old journalist who covered the U.S. civil rights movement … Continue reading

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A New Day in Montgomery, Alabama

I’ve always admired Morris Dees of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). For decades, he has waged trench warfare to advance human dignity and racial equality in the U.S.  I wish more Americans of all ages knew his name and … Continue reading

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