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"The Killing Of America": This Country Was Born In The Fires Of Violence, And Will Die In The Flames Of Viciousness
Our country is dying on the streets of Baltimore.
I have argued before that we will never have racial reconciliation in this country, so long as some whites embrace the “They had it coming!” argument to justify police violence against people of color. 408 more words
First, let’s look at the evidence as it relates to the Union to determine whether there was any adherence to a guiding military theory, Jominian or otherwise. 2,383 more words
MAY 4: An American Day of Boldness and Activism
Part 4 Kent State Massacre
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Like the Boston Massacre almost exactly two hundred years before (March 5, 1770), which it resembled, it was called a massacre not for the number of its victims but for the wanton manner in which they were shot down.
On May 4, 1961, a group of 13 civil rights activists – that included black and white and Christians and Jews – launched the Freedom Rides from Washington, D.C. 152 more words
MAY 4: AN AMERICAN DAY OF BOLDNESS AND ACTIVISM
PART 2 HAYMARKET SQUARE MASSACRE
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No single event has influenced the history of labor in Illinois, the United States, and even the world, more than the Chicago Haymarket Affair.
May 4 is a significant day in American history that involves several events all triggered to efforts to change the status quo.
- The colony of Rhode Island declaring independence from England a full two-months before the rest of the colonies would do so; 181 more words