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I Don’t See Color

Here’s a phrase that sincerely chaps my ass. What if the police ask you to describe me? Whachugonsay? Discovered my disgust with this statement after getting into a discussion about who can and can’t say nigger. We concluded with the thought that anyone can say anything (conditional) because this is a country that constitutionally guarantees freedom of speech. I added that saying anything means being ready and able to take […]

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Teaching American | A leading online resource for American History teachers & students MENU RETURN HOME HOME > LIBRARY > CIVIL WAR ERA > ALEXANDER STEPHENS > “CORNER STONE” SPEECH “Corner Stone” Speech Alexander H. Stephens Savannah, Georgia March 21, 1861 FULL DOCUMENT ACADEMIC STANDARDS When perfect quiet is restored, I shall proceed. I cannot speak so long as there is any noise or confusion. I shall take my […]

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