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Top 10 List — The Ten Greatest Americans

Top 10 Lists are famous.  Here is my list of the Top Ten Greatest Americans (based on the principle of “liberty and justice for all”: #10  Dorothy Day #9  William Monroe Trotter #8  Ida B. Wells #7  Robert Carter III … Continue reading

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My #9 Greatest American — William Monroe Trotter

“There can be no freedom without equality.” —William Monroe Trotter Standing almost alone during the Jim Crow days of forced segregation, open racism, and public lynchings of the early 20th Century, William Monroe Trotter boldly spoke out for equal rights. … Continue reading

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Accepting Black History Into American History

Some people say that we shouldn’t talk about black history in the USA, just American history.  That is a worthy goal — a color blind history where all people are equal.  The only problem is that when we honestly look … Continue reading

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