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The Poetry of Freedom

Posted by Pete on Sep 24th 2020

Frances Harper, the unofficial poet laureate of abolition, was born today in 1825. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, 1825-1911 (Source: Library of Congress) Make me a grave where’er you will … read more

The Ultimate Sacrifice

Posted by Pete on Jul 2nd 2020

Medgar Evers was born today in 1925. Thirty-eight years later, he gave his life for the cause of racial equality in the United States. Image source: Wikimedia Commons “Our lives are not fully li … read more