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repost: Things I did not know #97644899544: The first memorial day was led by former slaves

The first Memorial Day was led by former slaves in Charleston. Charleston was in ruins. The peninsula was nearly deserted, the fine houses empty, the streets littered with the debris of fighting and the ash of fires that had burned out … Continue reading

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Surprise

Surprise

thanks, Shann.

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Songs where I’m from

City Pages:

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Space penguins

Photos: The emperor penguins of Antarctica from space | Minnesota in Photos | Minnesota Public Radio News. (In honor of my nephew, Adib)

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Libya: Views on Humanitarian Intervention (update)

Image: People wave Libyan flags from a car during celebrations for the one-year anniversary of the “February 17 Revolution” (source) The Guardian, One year on: chaotic Libya reveals the perils of humanitarian intervention. The mission to remove Gaddafi was a noble one. But … Continue reading

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Anti-Racism in Duluth, MN

Duluth, MN is a place very close to my heart. I go there every chance I get. My “Minnesotan family” live there. They mean the world to me and so does Duluth. Really, I don’t know where I would be … Continue reading

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