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The Sacramento Bee
What time does school get out? It depends on the daytowards revamping professional learning in our district.” Laura Shirley, who t
What time does school get out? It depends on the day
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
towards revamping professional learning in our district.” Laura Shirley, who teaches seventh- and eighth-grade math at Rosa Parks K-8 in Sacramento, said that teachers will be able to share knowledge a week or more ahead of instruction. “If... Read more
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The Christian Post
Lecrae, John Lewis on Race Tension: Non-Violent Revolution Has Heavy Price, May Take Lifetime"So I continued to study in Nashville." He said he began to study the principle
Lecrae, John Lewis on Race Tension: Non-Violent Revolution Has Heavy Price, May Take Lifetime
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
"So I continued to study in Nashville." He said he began to study the principles of Ghandi, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks. That's when Lewis and others began to engage in peaceful protests. "We started sitting in at lunch counters and... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
4 UO Law grads who have changed Oregona civilian can receive in the United States. Recipients of the medal include Ma
4 UO Law grads who have changed Oregon
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted yesterday
a civilian can receive in the United States. Recipients of the medal include Martin Luther King Jr., Caesar Chavez, and Rosa Parks. Yasui, who died in 1986, spent his life fighting for citizenship rights for Japanese-Americans. “A military... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Rep. John Lewis just brought the civil rights era to a new generationis the way great movements began," he told McClatchy. "This is the way the Marc
Rep. John Lewis just brought the civil rights era to a new generation
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
is the way great movements began," he told McClatchy. "This is the way the March on Washington started, and Rosa Parks, and all the great movements that we can remember started with just an idea." Referring to their younger days as... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Cameroon Travel Warningfor neighboring Nigeria, Chad, and CAR. Related Information Contact the U.S.
Cameroon Travel Warning
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 3 days ago
for neighboring Nigeria, Chad, and CAR. Related Information Contact the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon located on Avenue Rosa Parks close to the Mont Febe Golf Club in Yaounde, at +237 22220-1500 ext. 4341/4023 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
CruisIN' the D' takes Dream Cruise love into Motor CityIsle” for a cookout at 6 p.m., said CruisIN’ the D' founder Gregory Reed, a law
CruisIN' the D' takes Dream Cruise love into Motor City
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
Isle” for a cookout at 6 p.m., said CruisIN’ the D' founder Gregory Reed, a lawyer who advised the late civil rights legend Rosa Parks. The route also includes segments from 7 Mile to Livernois to 8 Mile, and then to Woodward. Reed said he’s... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Children's book introduces readers to a lesser-known civil rights heromatter how old or how young you are. Anyone can make a difference. You don’t ne
Children's book introduces readers to a lesser-known civil rights hero
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
matter how old or how young you are. Anyone can make a difference. You don’t need to be a Dr. King, you don’t need to be a Rosa Parks, you just need to be you. There are plenty of problems that need solutions, and everyone can contribute —... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Brown, Lawson and Holloway bios and questionnairesa bill granting a Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines. Years
Brown, Lawson and Holloway bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
a bill granting a Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines. Years before Jackie Robinson, and decades before Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr., these heroes joined the Marines to defend our great nation. Fighting racism both at... Read more
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Philly.com
Rep. John Lewis: A hero in civil rights - and comic booksa few days before the book went to print, a fact-checker found confirmation of
Rep. John Lewis: A hero in civil rights - and comic books
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
a few days before the book went to print, a fact-checker found confirmation of something they'd been waiting for - that Rosa Parks, she of the Birmingham bus boycott, had spoken at the Alabama state capitol on the day of the Selma-to-Montgomery... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Legacy of Lynching, on Death Rowand he’s booked for commencement addresses years in advance. As a longtime res
The Legacy of Lynching, on Death Row
The New Yorker / Posted 8 days ago
and he’s booked for commencement addresses years in advance. As a longtime resident of Montgomery, he often thinks about Rosa Parks, whose refusal to sit at the back of a local bus in 1955 set off the modern era of the civil-rights movement. “We... Read more
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The Advocate
Bill Maher: We're Not Letting You Off the Hook That Easilypass it off easily as a temporary error in judgment. On an April 22 segment, he
Bill Maher: We're Not Letting You Off the Hook That Easily
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
pass it off easily as a temporary error in judgment. On an April 22 segment, he referred to Caitlyn Jenner as comparable to Rosa Parks only because "she now has boobs" and, referring to bathroom bills, said, "If you're a bearded dude in a dress,... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Babies, Blues and BBQand Music Enthusiasts will love this new, unique outdoor event! Gather your fri
Babies, Blues and BBQ
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
and Music Enthusiasts will love this new, unique outdoor event! Gather your friends and fellow riders to join us at Rosa Parks Circle on Sunday, September 11 for the best party in town! $20 Admittance Fee includes lunch by Two Scotts... Read more
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Canberra Times
In Pennsylvania, officials said no to a mosque application. But Muslims had a powerful allyjust do their prayer." Chaudhry said the township's Muslim congregation was st
In Pennsylvania, officials said no to a mosque application. But Muslims had a powerful ally
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
just do their prayer." Chaudhry said the township's Muslim congregation was standing up for its right to worship. "Having a mosque there is kind of like Rosa Parks sitting in the front of the bus," he said, "and they want to push us to the... Read more
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Junkee
Senator David Leyonhjelm Has Lodged A Race Hate Complaint After Being Called An Angry White Maleis also planning to introduce a bill that once again calls for 18C to be abolis
Senator David Leyonhjelm Has Lodged A Race Hate Complaint After Being Called An Angry White Male
Junkee / Posted 9 days ago
is also planning to introduce a bill that once again calls for 18C to be abolished. Seriously, he’s like a modern day Rosa Parks. Earlier this week, the Western Australian Liberal Party called for the Federal Government to remove the words... Read more
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Brisbane Times
In Pennsylvania, officials said no to a mosque application. But Muslims had a powerful allyjust do their prayer." Chaudhry said the township's Muslim congregation was st
In Pennsylvania, officials said no to a mosque application. But Muslims had a powerful ally
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
just do their prayer." Chaudhry said the township's Muslim congregation was standing up for its right to worship. "Having a mosque there is kind of like Rosa Parks sitting in the front of the bus," he said, "and they want to push us to the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
In Pennsylvania, officials said no to a mosque application. But Muslims had a powerful allyjust do their prayer." Chaudhry said the township's Muslim congregation was st
In Pennsylvania, officials said no to a mosque application. But Muslims had a powerful ally
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
just do their prayer." Chaudhry said the township's Muslim congregation was standing up for its right to worship. "Having a mosque there is kind of like Rosa Parks sitting in the front of the bus," he said, "and they want to push us to the... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
New preschool sites ready for classcan attend class at eight sites. In addition to Keyser, TPS will open preschoo
New preschool sites ready for class
The Toledo Blade / Posted 10 days ago
can attend class at eight sites. In addition to Keyser, TPS will open preschool classrooms at Birmingham, Pickett, Rosa Parks, Sherman, and McKinley elementary schools using federal Title I funds. Toledo also will offer preschool at Oakdale... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Macon movie Fifth Wave showinglucky. Everybody else around me did,” says Ochoa. It was no hard feelings from
Macon movie Fifth Wave showing
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 11 days ago
lucky. Everybody else around me did,” says Ochoa. It was no hard feelings from the people waiting to see the movie at the Rosa Parks Square. "We saw the movie when he was actually getting ready to film and we saw all the trash on the ground. We... Read more
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ABC News
Wishing Tree Changes Lives in Small Virginia Townhonest, heartwarming wishes remind Graham of what her mother used to say. You m
Wishing Tree Changes Lives in Small Virginia Town
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
honest, heartwarming wishes remind Graham of what her mother used to say. You may not grow up to change the world like Rosa Parks or Ghandi, Graham said her mother would tell her, but what you should do is grow up and “make your little path... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
Dolores Huerta Continues to Work for Civic EmpowermentCesar Chavez has a national holiday in his name. Martin Luther King, Jr. has tr
Dolores Huerta Continues to Work for Civic Empowerment
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
Cesar Chavez has a national holiday in his name. Martin Luther King, Jr. has tributes across the country in his honor. And Rosa Parks is a nationally recognized historical figure that all school children know. Unfortunately, many important figures... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Downtown loft apartments available for purchase as condosit’s starting to become more of a home destination,” said Waller. The Montgome
Downtown loft apartments available for purchase as condos
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 11 days ago
it’s starting to become more of a home destination,” said Waller. The Montgomery Fair Department Store is where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress. She was leaving that job when she refused to give up her seat and move to the back of a... Read more
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Christian Today
Religious freedom: 3 ways Christianity threatens dictatorshipsAmericans by their government would never have happened if it hadn't been for l
Religious freedom: 3 ways Christianity threatens dictatorships
Christian Today / Posted 11 days ago
Americans by their government would never have happened if it hadn't been for large networks of organised Christians. When Rosa Parks resisted segregation on her bus, she wasn't a lone woman taking a stand. She was part of a well-organised... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Downtown loft apartments available for purchase as condosit’s starting to become more of a home destination,” said Waller. The Montgome
Downtown loft apartments available for purchase as condos
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
it’s starting to become more of a home destination,” said Waller. The Montgomery Fair Department Store is where Rosa Parks worked as a seamstress. She was leaving that job when she refused to give up her seat and move to the back of a... Read more
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Variety
A Look Back at Roma Downey’s Famed ‘Touched by an Angel’ Rolewhere the angels often learned lessons as well as those they helped. Some of th
A Look Back at Roma Downey’s Famed ‘Touched by an Angel’ Role
Variety / Posted 12 days ago
where the angels often learned lessons as well as those they helped. Some of the more interesting guest stars included Rosa Parks, Maya Angelou, and even Mohammad Ali. Faith-based programming had some success on TV, including Michael Landon’s... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Donald Trump has shattered the rules of acceptable campaign conductof both sides of my mouth” – remains a classic of political rhetoric. Assailin
Donald Trump has shattered the rules of acceptable campaign conduct
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
of both sides of my mouth” – remains a classic of political rhetoric. Assailing the few remaining icons. These include Rosa Parks, Pope John XXIII, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Joe DiMaggio, Ray Charles, Shirley Temple, Robert Frost,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
List of parks funded by 2006 California voter initiativeRecreation and Community Services Agency -Santa Rosa, Bayer Neighborhood Park
List of parks funded by 2006 California voter initiative
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
Recreation and Community Services Agency -Santa Rosa, Bayer Neighborhood Park and Gardens, $4.83 million to City of Santa Rosa Parks -Sonoma County, Taylor Mountain Regional Park & Open Space Preserve, $750,000 to County of Sonoma -South Gate,... Read more
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Salon.com
John Lewis marches on: “Our struggle is a struggle to redeem the soul of America”president.” But the books are also a sweeping visual history of the Civil Righ
John Lewis marches on: “Our struggle is a struggle to redeem the soul of America”
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
president.” But the books are also a sweeping visual history of the Civil Rights Movement offering stories of Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and countless other characters, including Alabama Governor George Wallace,... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Patrick Henry Sixth Graders Get Running Startgroup is one of six taking part this summer and boasts kids from John Harris, H
Patrick Henry Sixth Graders Get Running Start
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 15 days ago
group is one of six taking part this summer and boasts kids from John Harris, Harvey Dunn, Robert Frost, Cleveland and Rosa Parks. "They are so timid on the first day," Johnson said. Fun games to break the ice along with scavenger hunts help... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson police looking at possible gang connection in weekend homicideanti-crime effort called the Safe City Initiative, authorities said. The early
Paterson police looking at possible gang connection in weekend homicide
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 15 days ago
anti-crime effort called the Safe City Initiative, authorities said. The early morning shooting on Godwin Avenue near Rosa Parks Boulevard, an area of the 4th Ward notorious for street gang activity, left 21-year-old Kashaad James dead and two... Read more
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express
Who supports Hillary Clinton? Seven of the biggest celebrity endorsementsgave a rare political endorsement saying Mrs Clinton had earned her place along
Who supports Hillary Clinton? Seven of the biggest celebrity endorsements
express / Posted 15 days ago
gave a rare political endorsement saying Mrs Clinton had earned her place alongside historical feminist icons such as Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman and Eleanor Roosevelt. “What does it take to be the first female anything?” she asked. “It takes... Read more
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Orange County Register
Justice Department takes on township over a denied mosquejust do their prayer.” Chaudhry said the township’s Muslim congregation was st
Justice Department takes on township over a denied mosque
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
just do their prayer.” Chaudhry said the township’s Muslim congregation was standing up for its right to worship. “Having a mosque there is kind of like Rosa Parks sitting in the front of the bus,” he said, “and they want to push us to the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Paterson gunfire shatters quiet summerAvenue and Carroll Street, and he was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s hospital.
Paterson gunfire shatters quiet summer
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
Avenue and Carroll Street, and he was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s hospital. The shooting happened near the corner of Rosa Parks Boulevard and Godwin Avenue, the same area where high school basketball star Armoni Sexton was killed in April... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Two more Paterson shootings bring weekend total to fivenear Godwin Avenue and Carroll Street, and he was pronounced dead at St. Joseph
Two more Paterson shootings bring weekend total to five
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 16 days ago
near Godwin Avenue and Carroll Street, and he was pronounced dead at St. Joseph’s. A second victim, 25, was found at Rosa Parks Boulevard and Governor Street. He was in critical but stable condition at St. Joseph’s. And a third victim, 23,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Frequently lowered flags raise protocol questionsdeaths have been honored outside the letter of the law. George W. Bush lowered
Frequently lowered flags raise protocol questions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
deaths have been honored outside the letter of the law. George W. Bush lowered flags for Bob Hope, Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks and Lady Bird Johnson in addition to former President Gerald Ford and U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Obama... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Civil rights attorney will speak Sept. 15 at Emporia State UniversityEMPORIA — Civil rights attorney Fred D. Gray Sr., who represented Rosa Parks an
Civil rights attorney will speak Sept. 15 at Emporia State University
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
EMPORIA — Civil rights attorney Fred D. Gray Sr., who represented Rosa Parks and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., will speak in September at Emporia State University. The presentation by Gray, who was portrayed by Cuba Gooding Jr. in the 2014 film... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
One man killed, two wounded in Paterson shootingthat left one man dead and two others wounded, police said. The shooting happe
One man killed, two wounded in Paterson shooting
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 17 days ago
that left one man dead and two others wounded, police said. The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. near the corner of Rosa Parks Boulevard and Godwin Avenue, the same area where high school basketball star Armoni Sexton was killed in April... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 6discriminatory voting practices based on race or color. The signing ceremony wa
August 6
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
discriminatory voting practices based on race or color. The signing ceremony was attended by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and other civil rights leaders. 1965: The Beatles' album "Help!" is released in the United Kingdom. 1965:... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 6discriminatory voting practices based on race or color. The signing ceremony wa
August 6
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 18 days ago
discriminatory voting practices based on race or color. The signing ceremony was attended by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and other civil rights leaders. 1965: The Beatles' album "Help!" is released in the United Kingdom. 1965:... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iransaid "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iran
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iransaid "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iran
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iransaid "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iran
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iransaid "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iran
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iransaid "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Trump says Obama is lying about payment to Iran
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton 'a monster'said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton 'a monster'
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton 'a monster'said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton 'a monster'
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Clinton says she takes ‘seriously’ her problem winning over reluctant votersa 15-minute address focused mostly on how her plans to improve the economy woul
Clinton says she takes ‘seriously’ her problem winning over reluctant voters
The Globe and Mail / Posted 18 days ago
a 15-minute address focused mostly on how her plans to improve the economy would especially benefit blacks and Latinos. “Rosa Parks opened up every seat on the bus,” she said. “Now we’ve got to open up every opportunity.” Hovering over the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Kaine taunts Trump for 'shadowboxing' opponentssaid "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Kaine taunts Trump for 'shadowboxing' opponents
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Kaine taunts Trump for 'shadowboxing' opponentssaid "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Kaine taunts Trump for 'shadowboxing' opponents
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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NBC News
Hillary Clinton Speaks to National Association of Black Journalistseven harder." She added, "These aren't just economic issues. They are part of
Hillary Clinton Speaks to National Association of Black Journalists
NBC News / Posted 18 days ago
even harder." She added, "These aren't just economic issues. They are part of a long continuing struggle for civil rights. Rosa Parks opened up every seat on the bus, now it's time to expand economic opportunities so everyone can afford the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Kaine taunts Trump for 'shadowboxing' opponentssaid "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon
Kaine taunts Trump for 'shadowboxing' opponents
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 18 days ago
said "we are out of the ditch we were in" and should now focus on building upon progress. She said civil rights activist Rosa Parks may have opened up seats on the bus, but the nation's job is to make sure everyone can afford bus fare. Clinton... Read more
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