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President James A. Garfield

on May 28th, 2016 by admin

“There is no horizontal Stratification of society in this country like the rocks in the earth, that hold one class down below forevermore and let another come to the surface to stay there forever.  Our Stratification is like the ocean where every individual drop is free to move and where from the sternest depths of […]

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12 Years A Slave.

on November 23rd, 2013 by admin

No movie has impacted me more than this film.  The only movie that compares to 12 Years is 1989’s Glory.  Not only does 12 Years accurately portray the horrendous nature of slavery, it also shows the indomitable spirit of Solomon Northrup, whose true story this movie is based on.  The acting was superb.  It’s hard […]

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The Power Of Books.

on May 3rd, 2012 by admin

Via American Thinker, I came across an article about a controversy that occurred earlier this year.  A young girl named Jada Williams, a student in the Rochester Public School system, was inspired by an assignment to read Frederick Douglass’ autobiography Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, to write an essay indicting […]

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS AMERICAN HISTORY!

on February 3rd, 2009 by admin

I’m a little ambivalent about Black History Month.  I think it’s completely unnecesary to designate one month out of the year to celebrate blacks contributions to American society.  Growing up my family exposed me to black Americans who had tremendous influence on our culture.  And it didn’t occur once a year!!!  I was exposed to many […]

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