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If you are the Secretary of State for Alabama, well…. After Alabama’s Secretary of State John Merrill promoted the state’s voter ID law at a church service held Sunday to commemorate the anniversary of a civil rights milestone in Selma, patrons walked out. The service at Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Alabama was […]
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The King Children: Show Me the Money

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On September 13, 2016
The children of Martin Luther King care about one thing: money. That’s why the new African-American history museum at the Smithsonian has no important artifacts from King. When the museum opens Sept. 24, no major artifacts from the civil rights icon will be on display. “It’s outrageous,” said Clarence Jones, the former King attorney who […]
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Stein’s History

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On June 21, 2016
Judith Stein is one of the finest historians working today. Her book, Pivotal Decade, is a superb discussion of the 1970s and the economic shift away from manufacturing to financialization. Critical work. You should read it. Stein has a long interview with Jacobin that is also worth your time. I don’t agree with her on […]
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