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That’s just, like, your opinion

July 19th, 2019 · No Comments

“There is no such thing as a pure fact, innocent of interpretation. Behind every fact presented to the world—by a teacher, a writer, anyone—is a judgment. The judgement that has been made is that this fact is important, and that other facts, omitted, are not important.” – Howard Zinn, A People’s History of the United […]

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Asking nicely won’t help

July 17th, 2019 · No Comments

“The struggle may be a moral one; or it may be a physical one; or it may be both moral and physical, but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” – Frederick Douglass (quoted by Howard Zinn in A People’s History of the United […]

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And that’s the truth

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

“Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud-puddles or gives me any best place. And a’nt I a woman? Look at my arm! I have ploughed, and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And a’nt I a woman? I would work as much and eat as much as a […]

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The poets studied rules of verse, and the ladies, they rolled their eyes

July 15th, 2019 · No Comments

“To say that the Declaration of Independence, even by its own language, was limited to life, liberty, and happiness for white males is not to denounce the makers and signers of the Declaration for holding the ideas expected of privileged males of the eighteenth century. Reformers and radicals, looking discontentedly at history, are often accused […]

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He could be president

June 25th, 2019 · No Comments

“How miserable that man is that Governes a People where six parts of seaven at least are Poore Endebted Discontented and Armed.” – Governor William Berkeley (quoted by Howard Zinn in A People’s History of the United States) Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinemailPrint

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