Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dedication Day Ceremony in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Kevin Levin, on his blog at “Civil War Memory,”has a post discussing the revival of a Dedication Day ceremony in Fredericksburg, VA: I am delighted to hear that residents of Fredericksburg, Virginia have resurrected a civic ceremony that was lost … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

There is an interesting blog, called “The Conscious Community” (TCC) that has a couple of posts today about the history of Memorial Day and its origins with the African-American community. Here is how they describe themselves: The Conscious Community (TCC) … Continue reading

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Manning Marable’s New Biography of Malcolm X

On this day, May 19, 1925, Malcolm Little is born in Omaha, NE. <a href="http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=135144230&m=135153421&t=audio“>http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=135144230&m=135153421&t=audio

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More on Robert Smalls from Donald Shaffer, part 3

http://cwemancipation.wordpress.com/2012/05/18/robert-smalls-and-the-escape-of-the-planter-part-3/ http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/sh-civil/civsh-p/planter.htm Andy Hall also has a post on Smalls, on his blog “Dead Confederates” today: http://deadconfederates.com/2012/05/18/to-be-divided-between-robert-smalls-and-his-associates/

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More Confederate Battle Flag Controversy, and Voter Suppression

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Donald Schaffer, on His Blog “Civil War Emncipation” Continues His Discussion on Robert Smalls, part 2

http://cwemancipation.wordpress.com/2012/05/14/robert-smalls-and-the-escape-of-the-planter-part-2/

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Neil Young

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