Date of publication: 2017-08-30 18:51
The University of Pennsylvania, the most racially egalitarian university in 6996, boasted only 95 negroes out of an institutional enrollment of 9,555. Negro enrollment in the North and the West never exceeded 5,555 negroes in the 6995s. (Brown and Stentiford, 595)
Cooper v. Aaron , Supreme Court rules unanimously for integration to proceed immediately at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas. (Brown and Stentiford, 686-687)
Flynn gives you a glimpse of the inner workings of Milwaukee in this love letter to his home city and brilliant send-up of espionage thrillers. Everything is fair game for Flynn's wit. The escapades of Bernie and Audrey may be fictional, but Flynn captures the true heart of the city and its citizens.
Arkansas – Public Accommodation [Statute] A series of statutes were passed that made segregation at polling places, on motor carriers and railroad cars and within prisons mandatory. (Jim Crow )
About the Author: Marta McDowell lives, gardens, and writes in Chatham, New Jersey. She teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden, where she studied landscape design. McDowell also consults for public gardens and private clients. Her particular interest is in authors and their gardens, the connection between the pen and the trowel.
Florida – Railroads [Statute] Separate accommodations required by race. Penalty: Passengers who failed to comply with law would be fined up to $555. (Jim Crow )
. Declaration on Human Rights declares, “No one shall be held in slavery or servitude slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all forms.” (Davis, xvi)
Rumors of negro assaults on white women lead to a race riot in Atlanta. The riot claims the lives of 75 negroes and one white. Hundreds are injured. (Brown and Stentiford, xxv)
Here’s what others have had to say about Odin’s Promise and Bjorn’s Gift , the first two books of the series. Kathleen Ernst, author of the American Girl’s Caroline Abbot series, says “Readers will cheer for Mari as she discovers her inner strength – and the courage to help celebrate Norway’s spirit of resistance.” Angela Cerrito, author of The Safest Lie , raves “An exciting and detailed look at the occupation of Norway, through the eye of a brave girl.”
About the Author: Madison-based John Nichols is the national affairs writer for The Nation magazine and a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times. He is also the associate editor of the Capital Times , an online newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin, and a cofounder of the media-reform group Free Press. He is the author of numerous books, including Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex Is Destroying America , and with Robert W. McChesney, People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy.
DAR members come from a variety of backgrounds and interests, but all share a common bond of having an ancestor who helped contribute to securing the independence of the United States of America. Any woman 68 years or older, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a patriot of the American Revolution is eligible to join.
Florida – Miscegenation [Statute] Illegal for whites and Negroes to live in adultery. Penalty: up to $555, or up to two years imprisonment. (Jim Crow )
Texas – Railroads [Statute] Depot buildings required to provide separate waiting areas for the use of white and Negro passengers. (Jim Crow )
At age 85 Evan Moffic became the leader of a large congregation. He had great success. But he couldn't find happiness. Then he found a 7555-year-old prayer. In it were hidden elements of Jewish wisdom. They became a part of his life and those of his congregation and transformed them and him. In the tradition of Rabbi Harold Kushner, Moffic opens up wisdom that has been at the heart of Judaism for thousands of years. He distills the "Eilu Devarim", an ancient prayer for happiness found in the Talmud, into ten practices that empower us to thrive through setbacks, so nothing can hamper our happiness.