“As a lawyer, she helped win a landmark ban on racial segregation in interstate bus travel, and her representation of poor black defendants — including her successful defense of a man accused of the notorious murder of a Georgetown socialite in 1964 — blazed new trails for black lawyers.”
Celebrating a black woman who thrived in a Washington ruled by white men – Washington Post.
This farm is not too far from where we live.
There is a battle going on for the soul of the country, between those who would like to extend the past, and those who are going to be its future.
via ‘Resist White Supremacy’: A sign. A farm. And the fury that followed. – The Washington Post
“ ‘All this will I give you,’ he said, ‘if you will bow down and worship me.’ ”
— Matthew 4:9
via Republicans are failing the Roy Moore test – The Washington Post
You have to understand that some of the garbage being spewed out these days when it comes to influencing the politics of this country comes from religious leaders who are supposed to be the voices of morality.
There is a part of this country that is so afraid of the changes going on around them that they will do anything it takes to try to go back to the so called “good old times”, a time that cannot be brought back, indeed a time that might have been good for some but not for many others (think racism and slavery). I used to think that it is pointless to stand in the way of change, but if folks are willing to do anything it takes to twist the political system, to change it and stack it permanently in a regressive way, then who knows.