Tag Archives: Equal Rights

The Economist: Liberalism- Where Did it Come From and Are its Days Numbered?

Source: The New Democrat On this overcast, ugly, cool Memorial Day in the nations capital just outside of Washington, I thought as we celebrate as a country the lives of the people who died for our freedom, I would explain … Continue reading

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National Constitution Center: NCC Staff- How Dr. Martin L. King Cited The Constitution in His Mountaintop Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Dr. King used the Constitution to make his case for the civil rights movement all the time and did it in a very intelligent and accurate way. Saying that African-Americans had … Continue reading

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The Hill- Opinion- Bill Press- Who’s The Real Liberal- Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat You want to talk about European social democracy and Far-Left socialist politics in America, or do you want to talk about Center-Left pragmatic progressive and liberal politics in America? If … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection

Source: Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection As a Liberal, I’m against racial preferences regardless of who they’re tended to favor over any other race and in favor of … Continue reading

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TIME: Blog: Charlotte Alter: Here’s What All Successful Student Protests Have in Common

Source: TIME: Blog: Charlotte Alter: Here’s What All Successful Student Protests Have in Common What separates the student protest movements of the 1960s from today, is that the 1960s protesters were protesting for freedom. Protesting for civil and equal rights … Continue reading

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Salon: Opinion: Joan Walsh: “White Progressives Racial Myopia: Why Their Colorblindness Fails Minorities and The Left”

Salon: Opinion: Joan Walsh: White Progressives Racial Myopia: Why Their Colorblindness Fails Minorities and The Left Joan Walsh mentioned in her piece, that Bernie Sanders attended Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963 I Have a Dream speech. Sanders, was a college … Continue reading

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Reason Magazine: Nick Gillespie- Interviewing Camille Paglia: ‘Everything’s Awesome and Camille Paglia is Unhappy!’

“Growing up as “a gender nonconforming entity” during Eisenhower’s America wasn’t easy for cultural critic and best-selling author Camille Paglia. Her adolescence in small-town, upstate New York was marked by rejection, rebellion, and cross-dressing—all in reaction to the stultifying social … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer- Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World

Source: Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer- Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World Imagine fifty-years ago when the U.S. Government under the Johnson Administration had a federal policy designed to empower racial and ethnic minorities in this … Continue reading

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Lenny Kravitz: Dream- Martin Luther King Day

“A compilation of footage and photos of Dr. King in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Song: Dream (Music & Lyrics by Lenny Kravitz) from the album “Black And White America.” Download here:I-Tunes.” From Lenny Kravitz I think it is pretty … Continue reading

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DCCAH: Video: Bayard Rustin and James Baldwin, Freedom Fighters and Friends

. James Baldwin and Bayard Rustin both had two strikes against them and really in Bayard’s case three. But I guess he didn’t strike out because the umpire felt charitable or what have you. But they were both Black and … Continue reading

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