Category Archives: human-rights

They Were Trained for This Moment #NeverAgain

How the student activists of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High demonstrate the power of a comprehensive education. By DAHLIA LITHWICK, Feb 28, 2018 Source: SLATE The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to class Wednesday morning two weeks and … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?”

Rarely seen footage of Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967, where he delivered his speech “What Is Your Life’s Blueprint?” “Thank you very kindly. Principal, Mr. Williams, Members … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The #Electors Of The #ElectoralCollege From A Concerned #Citizen

Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~ Elie Wiesel At first glance, my book seems to have no bearing on the … Continue reading

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President Obama’s #SupremeCourt Nomination: The confirmation of a Supreme Court #Justice is a Solemn Responsibility

President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination The confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice is a solemn responsibility that the President and the Senate share under the U.S. Constitution. It is not a political opportunity that reflects “left” or “right,” Democrat or … Continue reading

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#BookReview #ASMSG Op-Ed: Will you have the right to #vote in 2016?

Demonstrators march through the streets of Winston-Salem, N.C. on July 13, 2015, after the beginning of a federal voting rights trial challenging a 2013 state law. (Chuck Burton / Associated Press) LA Times OP-ED, Feb 5, 2016 Follow the Opinion section … Continue reading

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#Holocaust Week of Remembrance: Monday, May 2–Friday, May 6, 2016

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jewish people, 2 million Romani people, 250,000 mentally … Continue reading

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