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History

Badass Ladies Of History: Melba Pattillo Beals

With recent school cuts and the continuing onslaught on education in America, one can always be reminded of how much we still need to work towards the intended goals of 1954’s Brown v. Board of Education.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll 1/17

Good afternoon, readers! I hope all our US readers are making the most of  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s holiday, and that many of you work for employers who recognize the day.  Sadly, I know many employers don’t.  For today’s lunchtime poll, we’re asking you to reflect on what you can do in your life […]

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Perspectives

The Legacy of MLK Jr. and the American Civil Rights Movement

“¦and to all those who worked, sacrificed, and died before 1964, the year the Civil Rights Act was legislated. Growing up as a nerd in training under the tutelage of quasi Tiger parenting I did not think about history or politics.  Politics is a dirty subject in my family due to the rancorous history of […]