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Civil Rights Activist Replaces Confederate General

Isis Davis-Marks Smithsonian Magazine
Barbara Rose Johns, whose efforts helped desegregate public schools, is set to represent Virginia in the U.S. Capitol in place of the Confederate General Robert E. Lee

Tidbits - July 16, 2020 - Reader Comments: Protests Work, #BLM, Standing Rock, Teachers Respond to School Reopening; Pulling Down Statutes; Labor and Black Lives; NLRB Attack on Worker Protections; Pentagon Budget; BDS; Concert for Cuba this weekend; more

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Tidbits - July 9, 2020 - Reader Comments: Standing Up to Trump and Racism; Black Lives Matter; Pandemic Evictions; ICE Foreign Student Guidelines; Voter Suppression; Labor Unions and Police; Confederate Monuments; Big Oil; Margy Wilkinson; Hamilton; more

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Tidbits - July 2, 2020 - Reader Comments: Today's Movement; American Fascism; Carl Reiner and Black Lives Matter; Confederate Monuments; Defund the Military; Police Violence; Slavery in Illinois; Laundry Workers & COVID; Student Voting; Concert for Cuba

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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

Caroline Randall Williams New York Times
I am more than half white, and none of it was consensual. White Southern men — my ancestors — took what they wanted from women they did not love, over whom they had extraordinary power, and then failed to claim their children.

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