Civil Rights

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The sad state of freedom in America

By |September 29th, 2015|Categories: Ideas, Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

(By Mark Hillman, <em>'76</em> Contributor) Some 30 years ago, a common retort by my classmates when told that we could not do something was, "It's a free country, isn't it? I don't hear that rhetorical [...]

King’s dream made a major difference

By |August 27th, 2013|Categories: People|Tags: , , , |

Thank God for him, this preacher, this man of words, action, patriotism and nonviolence, this Christian who energized a movement, whose dream awakened a nation. I speak of Martin Luther King Jr. and ask that Americans do him the honor, please, please, of recognizing his accomplishment instead of pretending, as some do, that we haven’t come that far. […]