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Just a Big Joke

So it wasn't about racism, or hatred, or intolerance. It turns out that the burning of nine churches in Alabama was a college prank. Acquaintances of two of the three young men arrested for the crimes say that they were known for pulling pranks and that they appeared in college...
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Race and Publishing

Millenia Black weighs in on dissention among black authors that's being caused by publishers she describes as being insistant that the writing of black authors should be relegated to African-American niche markets rather than mainstream fiction. She makes this interesting comment in her post, "Publishing Suppression ~ Suffer in Silence?:"...
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Rosa Parks: 1913-2005

It was a moment that changed history. It began on a Montgomery, Alabama bus when 42-year-old Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man as the laws at the time required. Parks died Monday at age 92. “Are you going to stand up?” the bus driver...
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