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Channel 8 San Diego
Give yourself a lifelong giftthat will keep giving to you for years and years to come. What gift? A college
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
that will keep giving to you for years and years to come. What gift? A college degree. "Education is power," observed Frederick Douglass in 1845. His words are still relevant today. Higher education can help you turn your dreams into reality.... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Just watch your mouthhealthy living. Dr. Earle, for example, said she had never had a cavity in her
The Charlotte Post / Posted yesterday
healthy living. Dr. Earle, for example, said she had never had a cavity in her life. Deb Haynes (whose husband, the Rev. Frederick Douglass Haynes, III, has expertly pastored Friendship West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas) shared the ways she... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Not just a pretty place, Finger Lakes a destination for history, wineThe industrial revolution had spurred the educated classes to take on causes ra
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
The industrial revolution had spurred the educated classes to take on causes ranging from slavery, with abolitionist Frederick Douglass leading the charge, to women’s suffrage, whose high priestess was Susan B. Anthony. Her mantra, “Men,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Avondale restaurant serves purpose for local youth [photos]said. "I just want to see them do well. I have love for them just because I see
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
said. "I just want to see them do well. I have love for them just because I see myself in them." Inside the restaurant, a Frederick Douglass quote hangs on a wall behind the counter. "It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Schumer appoints Rochester historian to honor civil rights iconhistory expert is now in place to help honor a historic Rochester civil rights
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
history expert is now in place to help honor a historic Rochester civil rights icon. New York Senator Chuck Schumer has appointed historian David Anderson to the commission marking the 200th birthday of abolitionist leader Frederic... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump's Civil Rights Museum invitation stuck a knife in Mississippi's backlabyrinthine history, other than that an occasional redneck Klansman acted a fo
EuroNews / Posted 3 days ago
labyrinthine history, other than that an occasional redneck Klansman acted a fool. (After all, he apparently thought that Frederick Douglass was still alive and living in Jersey or somewhere.) Trump knows enough, though, to prey on fear of black... Read more
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Slate
How Black Americans Learned to Read During Reconstruction, When All the Books Were Racist“honor”; instead of “publick,” “public.” By 1818, Webster’s book had sold 5 mil
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
“honor”; instead of “publick,” “public.” By 1818, Webster’s book had sold 5 million copies.3 It was this little book that Frederick Douglass and countless other enslaved people used in their first steps toward literacy.4 And when slavery ended,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Juanita Norwood, retirement home supervisorwho also worked for the Baltimore Spice Co. She grew up in West Baltimore on Mu
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
who also worked for the Baltimore Spice Co. She grew up in West Baltimore on Mulberry Street and was a 1957 graduate of Frederick Douglass High School. She completed courses at a Baltimore secretarial school and worked at several jobs in the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
18 citations, 2 tows reminder of Brockton's winter parking banWest, West Elm and Winter streets; Clifton, Forest, Longwood, North Warren, Per
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
West, West Elm and Winter streets; Clifton, Forest, Longwood, North Warren, Perkins, Sawtell and Warren avenues; and Frederick Douglass Way. Several roads have no parking in certain areas, including Cary Street from Court to Centre streets,... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
A look back at Trump's comments surrounding racethat prevailed against the sins of slavery and the injustice of discrimination.
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 4 days ago
that prevailed against the sins of slavery and the injustice of discrimination." Referencing Mohamed Ali, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington and Martin Luther King, Trump said, "They shook up the world for the better because... Read more
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New York Daily News
Trump misquotes FDR's Pearl Harbor speech as only he canfrom 1829 to 1837, was pro-slavery and died 14 years before the Civil War erupt
New York Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
from 1829 to 1837, was pro-slavery and died 14 years before the Civil War erupted. Trump earlier this year also implied Frederick Douglass, a famed abolitionist who died more than 120 years ago, was still alive and also expressed shock that... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
Lorenzo Pace, of Pratt City, known internationally for work in Birmingham and Beijingalso the author of four children’s books, including “Marching with Martin,” “Ha
The Birmingham Times / Posted 5 days ago
also the author of four children’s books, including “Marching with Martin,” “Harriet Tubman and My Grandmother’s Quilts,” “Frederick Douglass and the North Star,” and “Jalani and the Lock,” which was described by Publisher’s Weekly as a “stunning... Read more
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The Mercury News
How do you spot a pimp? New state law calls for mandatory human trafficking prevention education in the schoolsseventh-, ninth- and 11th-graders. Along with 3Strands Global Foundation, it wa
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
seventh-, ninth- and 11th-graders. Along with 3Strands Global Foundation, it was conceived by Love Never Fails and the Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, organizations that work to combat human trafficking and help victims rebuild their... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Your Celebrations: Celebrating 5 generationsframe church caught on fire and it was a total loss. The congregation worshiped
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 5 days ago
frame church caught on fire and it was a total loss. The congregation worshiped in Roosevelt High School’s auditorium and Frederick Douglass School’s multipurpose room. Construction of the new church began on March 6, 1953. Calvin Young served as... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
The head of the Food Bank for NYC preps for a busy Thanksgivingis huge, yes. But hunger is always here. Snow days are the worst. My team took
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 days ago
is huge, yes. But hunger is always here. Snow days are the worst. My team took a photo from our kitchen on 116th and Frederick Douglass on a past snow day, and the line went two blocks. Those school meals are vital. So we don't like snow... Read more
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The Daily Record
Weinberg Foundation employees give out $500K in grantsone of the largest private foundations in the United States, hosted its 11th an
The Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
one of the largest private foundations in the United States, hosted its 11th annual Employee Giving Program Tuesday at Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park at Living Classrooms. The foundation chose 25 employees to award $20,000 each to... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Local History: Who was Phoebe Hathaway?Lorenzo, Joseph C. and Jared were all listed as agents of the anti-slavery caus
MPNnow.com / Posted 7 days ago
Lorenzo, Joseph C. and Jared were all listed as agents of the anti-slavery cause in the North Star paper published by Frederick Douglass. Douglass’s friendship with the Hathaways was mentioned in the August 21, 1848 issue of the North... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
'Human rights cannot be compromised': Colin Kaepernick honored by ACLUa doctor would a disease. You identify it, you call it out, you treat it, and y
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
a doctor would a disease. You identify it, you call it out, you treat it, and you defeat it." Kaepernick closed by quoting Frederick Douglass: "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." The award preceded the news Monday that Kaepernick is... Read more
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Mashable
49 times we thought 2017 couldn't get any worse, and then oh godWhen you're living in a state of constant chaos and trauma, it's easy to forget
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
When you're living in a state of constant chaos and trauma, it's easy to forget about the time Donald Trump implied that Frederick Douglass was alive. Here's a look back at the year we thought couldn't get worse, then did.1. January 10th We... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
How well do you know Illinois' history?about 200 votes in the 1860 presidential election in Douglas County. c. The Ea
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
about 200 votes in the 1860 presidential election in Douglas County. c. The Earl of Douglas in Scotland. d. Abolitionist Frederick Douglass. 6. At around the same time the Legislature was deciding where the Illinois Industrial University would... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Wendy Lecker: Education miracle was a liebeing pushed on poor communities. Karran Harper Royal, a New Orleans parent and
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
being pushed on poor communities. Karran Harper Royal, a New Orleans parent and longtime public school activist quoted Frederick Douglass in describing her efforts on behalf of public school students and parents: “Power concedes nothing without... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
First D.C. home of abolitionist Frederick Douglass up for saleWASHINGTON - Frederick Douglass' first home in the nation's capital is on the m
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON - Frederick Douglass' first home in the nation's capital is on the market, and its future owners will have the opportunity to transform a large, historic slab of property on Capitol Hill into residences or a museum. The location, owned by... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
What to do when the boss shows signs of dementia? Do what Sarah Huckabee Sanders doespresident calls journalists “the lowest form of humanity.” You know who was a j
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
president calls journalists “the lowest form of humanity.” You know who was a journalist? Winston Churchill. Mark Twain. Frederick Douglass. Teddy Roosevelt. Rachel Carson. But here’s the thing. O'Keefe’s fake reporters proved that real... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Harriet Tubman�s Canadian church seeks help for repairsthis year, Bush said. Visitors pay a $5 admission to learn about �the who�s who
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
this year, Bush said. Visitors pay a $5 admission to learn about �the who�s who in the abolitionist movement� � including Frederick Douglass and John Brown � who have visited the church. �That�s what helps us keep the church doors open and it... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Women of the Golden Empireslave, triumphed in his standing-ovation-worthy singing of "What to a Slave is
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
slave, triumphed in his standing-ovation-worthy singing of "What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?," based on a text by Frederick Douglass. Tenor Paul Appleby navigated the role of Joe Cannon with great vocal stamina. His character starts as a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Ferriabough Bolling: Boston African-American museum marks 50 yearsstanding black church. When you walk inside the Meeting House, you can close y
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
standing black church. When you walk inside the Meeting House, you can close your eyes and feel the spirit of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, who often spoke there. You can almost hear William Lloyd Garrison, who started the New England... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Residents express frustration over pace of police consent decree monitoringbetween the city and U.S. Department of Justice officials earlier this year. S
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
between the city and U.S. Department of Justice officials earlier this year. Several dozen attended Tuesday’s meeting at Frederick Douglass High School’s auditorium—the second of four being held across the city to solicit input from the community... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Bedrock to buy site of former housing project in Detroitis expected to close next year and has to be approved by the U.S. Department of
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
is expected to close next year and has to be approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The former Frederick Douglass Homes had been empty for years when the last buildings were demolished in 2014. Diana Ross, Florence... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Dan Gilbert firm plans to buy Brewster-Douglass site, build mixed-income housingas 850 apartments and townhouses on the site that the city released last year,
Detroit Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
as 850 apartments and townhouses on the site that the city released last year, Hosey said. That proposal was billed the Frederick Douglass Homes. Whatever number of housing units are built, Bedrock has committed to setting aside more than 20%... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planetdark-skinned Americans will never feel included. This impassioned song, derived
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 15 days ago
dark-skinned Americans will never feel included. This impassioned song, derived from a speech by anti-slavery activist Frederick Douglass, reminds us today of Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the National Anthem. The prejudices of the... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
GIRLS OF THE GOLDEN WEST: Another Half-Cooked Turkey from John Adams. Categorydark-skinned Americans will never feel included. This impassioned song, derived
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 15 days ago
dark-skinned Americans will never feel included. This impassioned song, derived from a speech by anti-slavery activist Frederick Douglass, reminds us today of Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the National Anthem. The prejudices of the... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River seventh-graders head to collegeB.M.C. Durfee High School. With UMass students as their guides, the kids from
The Herald News / Posted 17 days ago
B.M.C. Durfee High School. With UMass students as their guides, the kids from Kuss visited the Resident Dining Hall and Frederick Douglass Unity House; freshmen dorms in Roberts Hall; The College of Visual and Performing Arts, the library, the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Eureka! Triumphant new John Adams Gold Rush opera premieres in SFfrom a rich vein of source material, including Chinese and Latin American poetr
The Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
from a rich vein of source material, including Chinese and Latin American poetry, miners’ songs, writings by Mark Twain and Frederick Douglass. But the opera’s primary source was “The Shirley Letters,” written by Louise Clappe – a.k.a. Dame Shirley... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
How the Food Bank for NYC preps 120 meals a minute for hungry New Yorkersis huge, yes. But hunger is always here. Snow days are the worst. My team took
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
is huge, yes. But hunger is always here. Snow days are the worst. My team took a photo from our kitchen on 116th and Frederick Douglass on a past snow day, and the line went two blocks. Those school meals are vital. So we don't like snow... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Police consent monitors keeping an eye on Harlem Park complaintsdeputy monitor Seth Rosenthal said. The other public meetings with the monitor
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
deputy monitor Seth Rosenthal said. The other public meetings with the monitor teams are: • Nov. 28, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Frederick Douglass High School, 2301 Gwynns Falls Parkway. • Nov. 29, 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, 1400... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Congressman Elijah Cummings To March For Youth FundVoters approved the creation of the youth fund in 2016. The march will start a
CBS Baltimore / Posted 20 days ago
Voters approved the creation of the youth fund in 2016. The march will start at the Kids Safe Zone at 4 p.m. and end at Frederick Douglass High School. According to our news partners at The Baltimore Sun, young people will then testify in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Dozens of Baltimore kids plan to march in support of $12M youth fundcity’s new $12 million youth fund. The march will begin at 4 p.m. at the Penn
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 days ago
city’s new $12 million youth fund. The march will begin at 4 p.m. at the Penn North Kids Safe Zone in Sandtown and end at Frederick Douglass High School, where the young people plan to testify at a hearing about the fund’s implementation at 5:30... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Brockton school superintendent plans series of forumscareer fairs and feeder programs aimed at attracting such candidates for teachi
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 21 days ago
career fairs and feeder programs aimed at attracting such candidates for teaching jobs. 3. Student discipline The city’s Frederick Douglass Academy, formerly known as B.B. Russell Alternative School, and other city alternative schools that serve... Read more
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Black Press USA
You Better Watch Your Mouth: Dental Care in the Black Communityof healthy living. Dr. Earle, for example, said she had never had a cavity in h
Black Press USA / Posted 21 days ago
of healthy living. Dr. Earle, for example, said she had never had a cavity in her life. Deb Haynes (whose husband, the Rev. Frederick Douglass Haynes, III, has expertly pastored Friendship West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas) shared the ways she... Read more
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New York Daily News
Ben Gordon busted with forged license plate in Harlemplayer's third run-in with the law this year. Cops stopped the 34-year-old sho
New York Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
player's third run-in with the law this year. Cops stopped the 34-year-old shooting guard about 9 p.m. at 129th St. and Frederick Douglass Blvd. When they ran Gordon's Florida license plate, they discovered it was forged. The British-American... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Zanele Muholi speaks about LGBT rights in South Africaannual Two Icons Lecture, which explores the intersection of race and gender, a
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 22 days ago
annual Two Icons Lecture, which explores the intersection of race and gender, and honors the legacy of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Continuing their work of “critiquing Western concepts of progress and constitutional democracy,” Muholi’s... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Student-made Chinese cuisine spices up cooking competitionshowed up to the event from all different backgrounds and ages. The cook-off wa
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 22 days ago
showed up to the event from all different backgrounds and ages. The cook-off was held in the kitchen on the fourth floor of Frederick Douglass Commons. Guests walked in to see red tables covered with Chinese snacks, pastries, and drinks. “I am... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Celeb ambassadors helping national parks mark 101st birthdayThis June 15, 2017 photo shows gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawe
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 26 days ago
This June 15, 2017 photo shows gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes visiting the Frederick Douglass house in Washington, D.C., as an ambassador for the National Park Service. The National Park Service is marking its 101st birthday amid a... Read more
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The Mercury News
John Adams’ eye-opening new Gold Rush opera set to debut in SFreality was way more interesting than the fiction,” he said. Sellars has augme
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
reality was way more interesting than the fiction,” he said. Sellars has augmented his libretto with historic writings by Frederick Douglass and Mark Twain; Lola Montez makes an appearance. But the emphasis is on characters who didn’t make it into... Read more
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Philly.com
The Philly origins of Cheyney Universitywho made up its faculty. Bassett was a prominent abolitionist who appeared at
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
who made up its faculty. Bassett was a prominent abolitionist who appeared at public events with the likes of Frederick Douglass. In a famous speech rallying African Americans to take up arms shortly after the Battle of Gettysburg,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sports & RecreationSaddle up for one-hour, two-hour, half-day or full-day rides among wetlands, ha
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 27 days ago
Saddle up for one-hour, two-hour, half-day or full-day rides among wetlands, hammocks and massive old oaks departing from Frederick Douglass Memorial Park, 3600 S. Ocean Drive on South Hutchinson Island, 4 miles south of the Fort Pierce Inlet off... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
New quarter features Vincennes Revolutionary War hero George Rogers Clarkcoin released in the series for 2017. Other sites honored this year include Eff
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 27 days ago
coin released in the series for 2017. Other sites honored this year include Effigy Mounds National Monument (Iowa), the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (Washington, D.C.), the Ozark National Scenic Riverways (Missouri) and the Ellis... Read more
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The Hill
John Oliver jokes he will ‘sneak’ info to Trump through ‘Fox & Friends’ adsas Catheter Cowboy — explained that the term "clean coal" doesn't refer to the
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
as Catheter Cowboy — explained that the term "clean coal" doesn't refer to the "physical act of cleaning coal." "Also, Frederick Douglass is dead," the man says at the end of the ad, in reference to Trump's comments on Douglass last... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Dems face challenge motivating black Millennials in 2018So why are so many smart Dems so justifiably nervous about carrying that moment
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 30 days ago
So why are so many smart Dems so justifiably nervous about carrying that momentum into 2018? Maybe they believe that Frederick Douglass was correct: Power concedes nothing without a demand. In America that starts with the great equalizer, the... Read more
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