Archive for December 6th, 2018

1. In 1948 citizens of Newport News petitioned Virginia‚Äôs governor to close its southern border — why? 2. In 1988 officials at Raleigh-Durham International Airport teasingly distributed pinback buttons asking, “Parlez-vous Francais, Charlotte?” — why? 3. After this educator’s death at the age of 39, Frederick Douglass lamented that “the race has lost its ablest […]

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