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IRONY: There is a Young Earth Creation Museum in the American South, But No Major Museum Devoted to the Subject of Slavery

According to the NY Times, former governor of Virginia, Douglas Wilder, and entertainer Bill Cosby, are trying to fix that: The museum, once built, will be “transformative,” said Lyn Henley, a Topanga, Calif., exhibition designer whose past projects include the … Continue reading

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The Burden She Carries: What Michelle Obama’s Speech at the 2008 Democratic Convention Meant

On August 26, 2008, at Andrew Sullivan’s Atlantic blog, an African American woman wrote movingly of the import of Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic Convention: I am a 36 year old African American woman.  I have two girls ages … Continue reading

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