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PBS’s Frontline: A Class Divided

November 12, 2007 No Comments

PBS’s Frontline: A Class Divided The year was 1968. Tension was at an all-time high level. Students didn't like the idea of going to fight a war that made no sense. Racists didn't like the idea that there was a movement to provide equal rights to all colors of man. And the leader of the Civil Rights movement, M... continue reading...

PollingReport.com

November 6, 2006 No Comments

PollingReport.com We have always been fascinated by polls. And while some polls are definitely slanted to reflect the desired results of the poller, there is safety in numbers, meaning a multiplicity of polls displaying similar results is a good judge of public opinion. With that, I present today's FamilyFirs... continue reading...

National Civil Rights Museum

June 16, 2001 No Comments

National Civil Rights Museum Every January we, as a country, celebrate the birthday of a great American, Dr. Martin Luther King. We will remember the work that he accomplished, and the messages that he both brought to us, and has left with us to deal with, each in our own way. But it is important that we t... continue reading...

Save Our Sounds

April 24, 2001 No Comments

Save Our Sounds The music we hear on the radio and television not only provides information and entertainment, but it also tells about our society and what our world is like. The sounds that are we hear today will be studied and interpreted in the future so our descendants will understand how we live. Today'... continue reading...

The National Civil Rights Museum

May 21, 1999 No Comments

The National Civil Rights Museum Yesterday, we visited a home in Memphis, Tennessee, where one of the great entertainers of all time lived. Today we will stay in Memphis, but visit a site with a different message, but one that came to national prominence at about the same time as the site we visited yesterda... continue reading...

Pilgrimage to Memphis

April 6, 1998 No Comments

Pilgrimage to Memphis This past weekend marked the 30th anniversary of another dark event from a year that seemed to be one long nightmare. I know. I lived through it. The messages that come from our collective past are voices that we should listen to. The lessons of the past are what we need to learn from t... continue reading...