Did LBJ Say, ‘I’ll have those n*ggers voting Democratic for 200 years’?
- October 10, 2016
Yes, yes, and yes!
That was what I shouted, in the silence of my heart, when I finished Louis Markos’ online review “How Classical Education Can Liberate Black America.”
Earlier that same week, I’d read yet another account of an …READ MORE
My mother passed away in August four days short of her 70th birthday. When we lose something we love, it’s easy to feel bitter, resentful, cheated. It’s easy to feel that life is cruel, systematically robbing us of everything good …READ MORE
Asked, “What is an American?” many would answer, “An American is a citizen of the United States.”
Yet, at the First Continental Congress in 1774, 15 years before the U.S. became a nation of 13 states, Patrick Henry rose to …READ MORE
On Feb. 7, 1968, after American military forces rained rockets, napalm, and bombs on the village of Ben Tre in South Vietnam, killing hundreds of civilians, Associated Press reporter Peter Arnett quoted a military officer’s justification of the event.
“It …READ MORE
The topic of slavery always evokes a flurry of emotions. Such was the case when the British government announced in 2015 that it had completed the payment of a loan borrowed to compensate slave owners for their loses due to …READ MORE
The last week of summer found me on Minnesota’s North Shore, enjoying the waves of Lake Superior, and the woods and rocky cliffs that surround the world’s largest body of fresh water.
But these natural beauties weren’t the only thing …READ MORE