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History of Juneteenth: Emancipation Day

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Note: I first posted this article in 2016. It’s seems appropriate to post it again in light of the fact is was made a national holiday. - Dianne Hermann   June 19th is a holiday called...

This Week in History: June 14-20, 2021

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand inneed of its experienced patriots to prevent...

11-year-old girl was one of 58 people shot in Chicago this weekend

An 11-year-old girl was one of 58 people shot in Chicago over the weekend. She was shot in the back in a drive-by shooting and she is in serious condition. No suspects are in...

This Week in History: June 7-13, 2021

This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand inneed of its experienced patriots to prevent...

Texas Democrats leave the House floor to block a bill – Wisconsin 2011 déjà...

Texas Democrats walked off the floor of the state House of Representatives late Sunday night to block the passage of a new voting reform bill. So much for Biden’s call to unify the country.Much...

This Week in History: May 31-June 6, 2021

This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand inneed of its experienced patriots to prevent...

CA independence founder blasts Biden for continuing Trump policies

Marcus Ruiz Evans, founder of the California independence movement YesCalifornia/ #CALEXIT blasted President Biden for continuing Trump’s policies.“We have been celebrating that Donald Trump was removed from office,” Evans said in a taped video...

12 “George Floyds” murdered in Chicago last weekend–more proof black lives don’t matter

In the bloodiest weekend so far this year, 54 people were shot in Chicago, 12 of them fatally. More proof that black lives don’t matter.Ineffective Mayor Lori Lightfoot identified 10 community areas where most...

This Week in History: May 24-30, 2021

This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand inneed of its experienced patriots to prevent...

Chicago Mayor asks Biden for “common sense gun reform” after 48 people are shot...

Lori Lightfoot asked President Biden for “common sense gun reform” following the city’s most violent weekend so far this year. At least 48 people were shot, six of them fatally, over the weekend.Lightfoot, Chicago’s...