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Why the South Became Republican: How Presidents Are Elected (1992)

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How the South Went Republican: Can Democrats Ever Win There Again? (1992)

Yesterday was overwhelming. Someone put black tape over the portraits of Black professors at Harvard Law school. It wasn’t totally unexpected: when a culture tolerates or breeds intolerance, such things are bound to occur. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime. What surprised me was not the black tape – but the reactions of my white peers and professors. So many of them – in the deepest sincerity – hugged me, told me to “hang in there,” asked if I needed anything, or slid in my
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How the South Went Republican: Can Democrats Ever Win There Again? (1992)

Ladies and Gentlemen, let me decree: The age where you stop putting up with people’s bullshit is 36. It may come well before then, but I know for sure the beaten, bloody corpse of giving-a-damn breathes its last miserable breath on your 36th day of birth. Too dramatic? You’re right. I’m an artist. I get emotional sometimes. Let me try this again. This year on my 36th birthday, I received a phone call from someone purporting to wish me well; but I was instead met with an out-of-nowhere
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Why the South Became Republican: How Presidents Are Elected (1992)

WASHINGTON – A Massachusetts seminary student who sacrificed his life for a fellow civil rights worker 50 years ago is being memorialized in limestone near the entrance of the Washington National Cathedral.
Jonathan Myrick Daniels, a lesser-known martyr in the civil rights movement, was 26 when he stepped in front of a shotgun blast meant for 17-year-old Ruby Sales in Hayneville, Ala. That selfless act, and Daniels’ brief summer of activism in Alabama, led the Episcopal Church to recognize
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