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This is the mass grave for the victims of the 1890 genocidal massacre of the Lakota at Wounded Knee. I assume that everyone knows the story of Wounded Knee, but maybe they don’t, so I guess I will lay it out. The short version is that the United States has committed unspeakable genocide against indigenous […]
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This is the grave of George McNeill. The so-called “Father of the Eight-Hour Day,” McNeill was born in 1836 in Amesbury, Massachusetts. Like many young New Englanders of his day, he started working in the apparel factories at a very young age, in his case he was 10 when he started working in 1846. He […]
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This is the future grave of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It’s also of course the grave of Martin Ginsburg, her husband and a big-time lawyer himself. But I post this to remind us all how important electing Democrats must remain. Anyone on the left who says that talking about the need to vote for Democrats because […]
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This is the grave of William Lloyd Garrison. Born in 1805 in Newburyport, Massachusetts to dirt poor parents. His father, a sailor unemployed due to the Embargo Act of 1807, the single worst foreign policy decision in American history, deserted the family in 1808. Garrison had to work from a young age to help the […]
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