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20 February 2024

Shane McCrae is the son of a white woman and a black man. In order to save Shane from the indignity and evils of being reared by his father, his mother’s...

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10 January 2024

The 1960s has never lost its hold on America, nor has the argument about when the decade actually started. It has primarily been defined by five very...

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02 November 2023

I grew up in a church-going family. In fact, for my entire life we either lived next door or one street over from Hilltop United Methodist Church. In 1976,...

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01 October 2023

In 1946 the Supreme Court ruled in Morgan v. Virginia that segregated travel on interstate buses was unconstitutional, thus sending the separate-but-...

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21 July 2023

Ah, for those halcyon days when the president of the United States was an intellectual and a serious reader. And he can sing, too!

In Grace,...

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27 June 2023

I have always been interested in religion and its role in American society. My five siblings and I grew up in a religious household. Up until the time I was...