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Black Resistance to Slavery(Colonial America)
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Created: 08/07/2020
Category: History
Black Resistance (British America)Part II in a Series So to continue our series on Black Resistance to Slavery in America, let’s begin after Columbus discovered the western reaches of India around...
Black Slavery, Black Reistance
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Created: 07/07/2020
Category: History
BLACK SLAVERY AND RESISTANCE I taught history for twenty-five years. My college major was American History, but, of course, like others at the time, I was taught the “happy slave” narrative....
Are You An Accidental Antisemite?
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Created: 09/22/2018
Category: Politics
                                                             Are you an accidental antisemite? I’m not talking about dyed-in- the-wool Nazis here. This article addresses only the clueless and those who insist on being clueless.  The motivation for this article was a...
Check Your Compass, America
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Created: 07/25/2018
Category: Politics
CHECK YOUR COMPASS, AMERICA Too often change comes as a shock, an uncomfortable surprise and though it  clearly has happened and change has arrived,  it often  becomes  something to oppose. I...
THE POLITICS OF OUTRAGE
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Created: 06/16/2018
Category: Politics
One of the advantages of being old is that you can clearly remember a different world when ideals like democracy, fairness, and justice were honored as national values and a...
Russia, Progressives and My New Paranoia
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Created: 03/10/2018
Category: Politics
  RUSSIA, THE PROGRESSIVES, AND MY NEW PARANOIA I first experienced political paranoia in the 1960’s and 70’s when the FBI really was watching us. This era marked widespread infiltration of organizations and surveillance...