Rosa Sat – song for Barack Obama

OUTSTANDING! Click on image to view and listen or click here. Written and performed by Amy Dixon-Kolar (c) 2008 Asharta Music/ASCAP. This was written a few days after November 4, 2008.  For more on Amy Dixon-Kolar, visit her website here. Rosa is, of course, Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005),  […]

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On Racism in the Antebellum North – 3 – Lincoln

Tonight I wrap up a short series of posts dealing with the topic of racism in the Antebellum North. In post 2, I discussed Stephen A. Douglas’ markedly white supremacist views in his debate against Abraham Lincoln in Ottawa, Illinois on August 21, 1858. Such open discussion of racial inequality is admittedly shocking to me, […]

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