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Before Rosa Parks, There Was Claudette Colvin

Nine months before Rosa Parks, there was Claudette Colvin, a 15-year old black girl who was the first person to be arrested for refusing to sit in the back of the bus. The year...

Great Civil Rights Leader Who Is Out of the Liberal Closet

Photo of Civil Rights leader, Bayard Rustin Bayard Rustin was an amazing and often forgotten civil rights leader of the 1960's. He was the leading organizer of Martin Luther King Jr's "I have a dream'...

This Week In History, Week of August 26

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”          – Winston Churchill              Week of August 26-September 1, 2013   August 26 1843 - Charles Thurber of Worcester, Massachusetts, patents the...

This Week in History, August 19-25, 2013

by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”          – Winston Churchill              Week of August 19-25, 2013     August 19 1791 - Benjamin Banneker, born a free black in Maryland,...

This Week in History August 12

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”          – Winston Churchill            Week of August 12-18, 2013 August 12  1620 – The ships Mayflower and...

This Week In History, August 5

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.~ Winston Churchill          Week of August 5-11, 2013   August 5 1884 - The cornerstone for the Statue of...

Obama’s ‘No Congress’ Dictatorial Rule Is About to Explode

  Photo of King Obama Since there is absolutely no pushback to Obama's strident 'do it or else I will' approach to running what used to be a representative Republic, he plans to move ahead with...

Governmental Mismanagement, Big Unions Are Taking Chicago To Detroit

Photo of a Chicago crime scene. Chicago is one of the most dangerous cities in the nation and has some of the strictest gun laws. The gun laws can't fix the cultural and financial...

This Week In History, July 27

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”          – Winston Churchill              Week of July 29-August 4, 2013   July 29 1920 - The first of three JL-6 aircraft leave...

This Week In History, July 21

by Dianne Hermann   “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.  ~ Winston Churchill              Week of July 22-28, 2013   July 22 1775 - George Washington, at the age...

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