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A Lesson From the Past for Ron DeSantis

Joshua Zeitz Politico
In the 1960s, Southern organizations tried sending African Americans to Northern states in a “cheap” PR stunt designed to embarrass and expose Northern liberals. It didn’t work.

You’ve Been Lied to About the 1963 March on Washington

WILLIAM P. JONES Jacobin
The March on Washington was 59 years ago today. It’s popularly remembered as a moderate demonstration where MLK “had a dream” — but in fact, it was the decades-long culmination of a mass, working-class movement against racial and economic injustice.

Tidbits – July 21, 2022 – Reader Comments: Hearings Big Night, When Are Charges?; Latin America’s Next Left; African American Solidarity Archives; Rosenberg Sons File New FOIA Request; Donations To Send Books & Pamphlets to Newly-Unionized Baristas;

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Reader Comments: Hearings Big Night, When Are Charges?; Latin America's Next Left; African American Solidarity Archives; Rosenberg Sons File New FOIA Request; Publisher Seeks Donations to Send Books & Pamphlets to Newly-Unionized Baristas; more

When Boomers Come Together

Bill Mckibben The Progressive Magazine
Our new organization, Third Act, is mobilizing the generation with the most political and economic influence to fight for a working climate and a working democracy.

Jazz Speaks for Life – Martin Luther King at the Berlin Jazz Fest in 1964

Andrew Read; Martin Luther King Jazz in Europe
To celebrate Martin Luther King day we are reposting article first published in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of MLK on the 4th of April 1968. The article re-publishes Dr King’s speech at the Berlin Jazz Festival in 1964
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