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Walt Whitman: When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom’d

For the sweetest, wisest soul of all my days and lands—and this for his dear sake,
Lilac and star and bird twined with the chant of my soul,
There in the fragrant pines and the cedars dusk and dim.

February 16, 2020 · 6 Comments

Abby Zimet: Liberty is Crumbling

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” ― Abraham Lincoln

May 9, 2019 · 2 Comments

Abraham Lincoln: Gettysburg Address

Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. … Continue reading

November 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: Stubborn as a Mule

Dr. Cornell West makes an historical and ethical argument for justice in this award-winning film.

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

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