Profiles of Great Americans: Robert Gould Shaw

23 Apr
Courage is a virtue often desired yet one that is hard to put into practice. Why is this so? In some cases, it is due to danger that we find ourselves in. In other instances, we find ourselves in no...
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Epic American Battles: Ticonderoga, 1775

9 Mar
It is often a habit for Americans to place our Revolutionary triumphs on a pedestal while ignoring or belittling our stinging defeats in the War for Independence. While we can hardly claim that our side was as victorious as we...
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The Poetic Crusades of John Greenleaf Whittier

24 Feb
Poetry is, like any writing, a tool in the hand of the poet, and at times, can be used as a weapon in the hand of a crusader. It has often been said that “The pen is mightier than the...
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Happy Black History Month!

19 Feb
February is Black History Month and although this doesn’t get a lot of recognition, it is important to remember our history. I love black history. I love the people who have lead the African-American community throughout its history. African-American history...
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Profiles of Great Americans: John Quincy Adams

16 Feb
In honor of President’s Day, I will be highlighting one of my personal favorite Presidents: John Quincy Adams. Arguably, John Quincy Adams was one of the worst Presidents in American history. His administration was a failure and he along with...
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Justice Like A Rolling Wave

27 Jan
Human history is a rushing river of freedom and justice, which starts as a small trickle but soon reaches tidal wave proportions. The actions of a few can multiply into great revolutions and we never know which courageous stand will...
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