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About Diversity

Last week, I received a tweet from someone I’m following that had a link to an article about how diversity is bad for America. It was from a far right wing Christian group with a family supportive name and yet it is far from that. 343 more words

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The Second Passage

So much has changed since the civil rights era of the 60’s. A different time… a different place…a different agenda. Police brutality has always been an issue but never directly confronted. 383 more words

Culture

▶ Part 3 - Mary Chestnut & Governor George Wallace - YouTube

Here is my performance as George Wallace on Conversations Across Time.

▶ Part 3 – Mary Chestnut & Governor George Wallace – YouTube

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Civil Rights

Holder's Texas Two Step: voter ID challenge begins

It’s a battle on two fronts, necessitated by the Supreme Court’s decision, last year, to nullify the pre-clearance formula sections of the Voting Rights Act, in… 1,122 more words

▶ Conversations25 - YouTube

Here is my performance as Lyndon Johnson on the show “Conversations Across Time,” with my friend Vivienne Crawford and Babette Josephs, on PhillyCAM.

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Civil Rights

Today's Coverage of the Texas Voter I.D. Trial

Veasey v. Perry has gotten a fair bit of media attention (as it should, given the importance of this litigation), with some pull quotes from the opening statements, and a little bit of background on the purpose and effect of the 2011 voter I.D. 740 more words