Lucille, Ruby, and The Bridges They Built

Lucille Bridges passed away this week, succumbing to cancer at the age of 86. However, the path that she and her courageous family helped build shined brightly in the days which surrounded her final moments. Lucille was born to sharecropper parents in a time when black children rarely finished elementary school. She made it to […]

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RBG is Far From Finished

The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg contains a multitude of chapters that far exceed the entire novel of nearly everyone else. There are chapters like the one on her battle to graduate from college, overcoming sexism and tragedies which would have made most people quit. A chapter on her unyielding love for her husband, changing […]

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Viola Liuzzo: Unknown Martyr

Viola Liuzzo: she died in the pursuit of justice, equality, and voting rights for others. Her story should be known.   With the recent passing of the great John Lewis, much has been made of the 1965 marches in Selma, Alabama, and the attacks of “Bloody Sunday.” It is right that we give this event […]

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