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PostPosted: 01/23/18 12:23 pm    ::: Clotilda found? Reply Reply with quote

The Clotilda is the last ship known to have brought slaves into the country. The hunt for the ship has inspired numerous searchers over the years, but the Clotilda has long escaped discovery

Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty? Will the abandonment of your most sacred rights tend to the security of your liberty? Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings—give us that precious jewel, and you may take every thing else!… Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.

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PostPosted: 01/23/18 12:33 pm    ::: Reply Reply with quote

fascinating read. thanks for sharing.

no justice, no peace.

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PostPosted: 01/24/18 12:12 am    ::: Reply Reply with quote

Fascinating, indeed. And a timely icon of prevailing moods and attitude shifts.

I was intrigued by the comments on racism in this PBS Newshour interview.

And also--(though 'current', is it really "News"?)--these actions by college students on social media AND their consequences:
One student expelled after the other.

Is there more a more permissive encouragement to vent vitriol, these days, or....are these students being punished for demonstrating free speech?

Oklahoma: Go Sooners!

<--Maddie Manning, Sooner Extraordinaire
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