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The Historic March On Washington

The March on Washington For Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963 is widely considered the apex of the Civil Rights Movement, as it not only led directly to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but also...
by David Smallwood
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Good Crop of Spring Books

A couple of Chicago books, an African-based sci-fi/fantasy, and an inspirational self-helper for entrepreneurs on your bedside table for some nightly reading will help you percolate from a long rough winter. Exploring Chicago B...
by David Smallwood
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Brown vs. Board of Education Turns 60

  ‘Tis a pity that Linda Brown isn’t as celebrated as Rosa Parks in the annals of the Civil Rights Movement because the little Topeka, Kansas third grader at the center of public school integration is as much a symboli...
by David Smallwood
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Playing Just To Play Near Cincinnati

The planned family summer trip to a Southern destination had fallen through just two days before scheduled departure – due to a seeming lack of appreciation for our visit on the host city’s part – but vacation time had be...
by David Smallwood
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