Tag Archives: Civil Rights Act

Saturday Open Thread | NPR Interview with Clinton Emerges: ‘My Roots Are Conservative, I’m Proud I Was a Goldwater Girl’

A 1996 NPR interview with Hillary Clinton has recently resurfaced, in which the current Democratic front-runner shockingly embraced conservatism and reiterated how proud she was to support a segregationist presidential candidate. In the interview, Clinton told NPR’s Scott Simon that … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Posted in Barack Obama, Black History, Civil Rights, Current Events, Democracy, discrimination, First Lady Michelle Obama, FLOTUS, Freedom, History, Jim Crow laws, Justice, Media, Michelle Obama, News, Open Thread, Photos, Politics, POTUS, President Obama, Racism, Tribute | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

2010 Vote: Celebrating 90 Years of Women’s Right To Vote

August 18, 1920 Women earned the right to vote.  So Please let’s continue exercising this right. I Couldn’t let this anniversary date go by with acknowledging it. Question:  Who gained the right to vote first: women, or African Americans? Answer:  Technically … Continue reading

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