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Speaking of great state Attorneys General…

Yesterday, Eric Schneiderman. Today: Source: 67 Former State Attorneys General Have a Message: Condemn Hate Bluntly – The New York Times and this memorable incident: In February 1976, [then Alabama] attorney general, Bill Baxley, received a threatening letter. It was from … Continue reading

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“You’ve Got To Be Carefully Taught” racism

You’ve got to be taught to hate and fear You’ve got to be taught from year to year It’s got to be drummed in your dear little ear You’ve got to be carefully taught You’ve got to be taught to … Continue reading

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The power of nonviolent protest

A few years ago I visited Birmingham, Alabama for the wedding of two friends. One day, I spent some hours in Birmingham’s Civil Rights Institute, and the arboreal, stunning square across the street, Kelly Ingram Park, now part of the … Continue reading

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