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The 150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address – November 19, 1863

Lincoln's address at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery, November 19, 1863, as depicted by artist A.R. Keller, 1904-Sherwood Lithograph Co., Chicago. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Digital ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3a05745 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a05745 (A.R. Keller)
Today, November 19, 1863 marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Address, the site of one the Civil War’s bloodiest battles. The speech was given to mark the dedication of Soldiers’ National Cemetery, over four months since the Union Army defeated confederate forces in the three-day battle. ...
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The songs that helped shape the Civil Rights Era

We sang them in school, we sang them in church on Sunday and we sang them at home, at family gatherings and special events, many happy, many sad. Today is the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington, D.C. and Dr. King’s infamous “I Have ...
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Oprah’s parallel and why Trayvon Martin is no Emmett Till GBTV 080613 (Warning: Graphic Image)

Oprah’s parallel and why Trayvon Martin is no Emmett Till GBTV 080613 (Warning: Graphic Image)
  Oprah Winfrey plugging her new movie decided to throw her voice into the ring of propaganda by paralleling the death of Trayvon Martin to that of Emmett Till murdered while on a family vacation in Mississippi in 1955 by a group of racist, evil sobs. For the record, ...
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Glenn Beck Keynote Address at 2013 NRA Convention 05052013

Published on May 5, 2013 Glenn Beck gave the keynote address at the 2013 NRA Convention on May 4, 2013. During the speech Beck showed several guns used throughout the history of our country. ...
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Black conservative leaders discuss how the NRA was created to protect freed slaves

Pastor Rivers' son was murdered by gang members. Here, he was telling his testimony in public for the first time. Pastor Hutchinson stood by him, as did we all. I don't believe there was a dry eye in the room. You see, he knows that disarming Americans leads to more death. Not less. — with Pastor Rivers ] and Pastor Hutchinson. Image courtesy of the Frederick Douglass Society/Stacey Swimp.
17 Those who built on the wall, and those who carried burdens, loaded themselves so that with one hand they worked at construction, and with the other held a weapon. 18 Every one of the builders had his sword girded at his side as he built. And the one who sounded ...
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