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"You saw those cars coming, and you knew who those men were. They wanted you to see them. They wanted you to be afraid of them." - Lillie McKoy, former mayor of Maxton talking about the ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 501 comments on Sun Jan 17, 2010 at 09:50 AM PST with 1189 Recommends
Update: 10/20/08 - Mr. Kenyada has created a Daily Kos account (once posted, his diaries will be here ). Please keep your ...
by Olon
Comment Count 378 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 11:15 AM PDT with 1016 Recommends
In the earliest decades of this nation -- before this nation was even a nation -- four waves of settlers arrived from Britain. The first three waves landed in New England, the Southern Colonies and ...
by Geenius at Wrok
Comment Count 769 comments on Mon Sep 21, 2009 at 04:03 AM PDT with 1015 Recommends
I think that's what you call me at least. I've had a couple of diaries in drafts that I've never bothered to pull the trigger on, and a few comments here and there. I really just enjoy reading. ...
by Game Theory
Comment Count 324 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2008 at 10:52 PM PDT with 910 Recommends
What's all this, then? I go away for a nice little weekend with my family, and I come back to the internets and it's like 28 Days Later or 28 Weeks Later , except it's only 4 days ...
by LarsThorwald
Comment Count 548 comments on Mon Apr 28, 2008 at 03:07 PM PDT with 833 Recommends
(crossposted from the frontpage of My Left Wing and NION ) Have you ever had an embarrassing friend? You know, ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 1236 comments on Fri Feb 16, 2007 at 11:01 AM PST with 761 Recommends
Sad news out of Chicago. Author, oral historian, radio host, and all-around mensch Studs Terkel has passed ...
by Nuisance Industry
Comment Count 365 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2008 at 02:11 PM PDT with 748 Recommends
The use of the expression "off the reservation" is a pet peeve of mine. When considered in historical ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 639 comments on Wed Oct 28, 2009 at 09:02 PM PDT with 746 Recommends
Daughter of slave votes for Obama 109-year-old Bastrop woman casts her vote by mail. By Joshunda Sanders AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Monday, October 27, 2008 Amanda Jones, 109, the ...
by aaraujo
Comment Count 265 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2008 at 10:04 AM PDT with 728 Recommends
In this diary, we address more directly what I've mostly skirted around in this New Deal series - race relations in the South. Something I'm completely unqualified to talk about, as it happens. As ...
by Land of Enchantment
Comment Count 415 comments on Sun May 24, 2009 at 06:04 AM PDT with 721 Recommends
Not many days go by when I do not think about William Moore, the Baltimore postal worker who set out in April of 1963 to walk from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Jackson, Mississippi, to ...
by blueness
Comment Count 276 comments on Fri Apr 23, 2010 at 01:16 AM PDT with 713 Recommends
There are moments where you don't fully realize the history of discrimination against the African-...
by slinkerwink
Comment Count 437 comments on Mon Jan 17, 2011 at 08:22 PM PST with 658 Recommends
I provide abortions for my patients and for any other girl or woman who feels this her best option after making what is, for most women and their families, a soul searing self-examination before ...
by william f harrison
Comment Count 704 comments on Thu May 31, 2007 at 07:09 PM PDT with 653 Recommends
On Rachel Maddow's show on Thursday night, Pat Buchanan said this : White men were 100% of the people that wrote ...
by ttujoe
Comment Count 371 comments on Sat Jul 18, 2009 at 07:38 AM PDT with 646 Recommends
In 2004, there was talk about how "the people have spoken" and how this was a "clear mandate" that gave Bush "political capital". However, if that was the second straight questionable election ...
by clammyc
Comment Count 372 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2008 at 04:22 AM PST with 637 Recommends
(Cross-posted from Better Than Machines ) Why am I writing a diary about the Ludlow Massacre 95 years after it happened? For one, I think the ...
by daveUSA
Comment Count 261 comments on Wed Apr 22, 2009 at 04:17 PM PDT with 632 Recommends
As the title indicates, the man I call "cousin" — the man this site knows as Ojibwa — today watched the sun set on a ...
by Aji
Comment Count 226 comments on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 06:07 PM PST with 624 Recommends
Barack Obama's planned campaign rally and speech in Berlin on Thursday is roiling the German political class, reports Der Spiegel (article in German). ...
by MBNYC
Comment Count 495 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2008 at 10:57 AM PDT with 611 Recommends
Forty-three years ago today, three young men went missing in America. They were James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner. Goodman and Schwerner were New York Jews. Chaney was from the ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 277 comments on Thu Jun 21, 2007 at 09:09 PM PDT with 605 Recommends
We live in a world of context and association. Words are meaningless without the context of their use and their history, even with a clear definition of their content. A word is a monochrome image;
by Carakav
Comment Count 178 comments on Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 09:12 PM PST with 601 Recommends