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Mary Bethune lifted herself from the cotton field to the White House as an adviser to the President of the United States. Her greatest accomplishment, however, was almost single-handily building Bethune-Cookman College in 1923.

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The age of vitriol: Edward Luce on US politics and social media

Social media is enabling prejudice to slip back into the mainstream. As the US goes to the polls, what does this mean for democracy?

The old-money rich set up and use corporations as a means to siphon our tax money via the government "legally". It's legal because most of our elected officials in washington have been bought and pocketed by them. Politicians aren't going to go against the people who made them rich, and once rich, it's even more advantageous to make laws that benefit the rich.

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The founding fathers knew what they were talking about! Why do you think they say "if you don't know history then you are doomed to repeat it"? Think about what all those old saying mean! They were gifts from out ancestors!! History DOES repeat itself but an educated patriot can keep a watchful eye on his republic and protect it, Many will try to corrupt and steal it!!

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Writing Academic Texts Differently :: <P>This edited volume combines cutting-edge research on feminist and intersectional writing methodologies with explorations of links between academic and creative writing practices. Contributors discuss what it means for academic writing processes to explore intersectional in-between spaces between monolithic identity markers and power differentials such as gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexuality and nationality. How does such a frame change ...

What does it mean to be Canadian

What does it mean to be Canadian? Canada is anything but a homogenous Commonwealth state; nearly one million indigenous people rub shoulders with immigrants from around the world. "Open spaces, friendly people, democracy - and hockey: Canadians explain their national pride."

Democracy: A Life - Democracy is either aspired to as a goal or cherished as a birthright by billions of people throughout the world today - and has been for over a century. But what does it mean? And how has its meaning changed since it was first coined in ancient Greece? Democracy: A Life is a biography of the concept, looking at its many different manifestations and showing how it has changed over its long life, from ancient times right through to the present.