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Lyndon B. Johnson: Voting Rights Act Address

I speak tonight for the dignity of man and the destiny of democracy. I urge every member of both parties — Americans of all religions and of all colors, from every section of this country — to join me in that cause. At times, history and fate meet at a single time in a single place to shape a turning point in man’s unending search for freedom. So it was at Lexington and Concord. So it was a century ago at A ...

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Our God is marching on

Last Sunday, more than 8,000 of us started on a mighty walk from Selma, Ala. We have walked through desolate valleys and across the trying hills. ... ... But today, as I stand before you and think back over that great march, I can say, as Sister Pollard said —a 70-year-old Negro woman who lived in this community during the bus boycott — and one day, she was asked while walking if she didn’t want to ride. An ...

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Senate bill quietly curtails African immigration

Each year, 50,000 people are selected at random to immigrate to the United States. They don’t need specialized job skills or even a relative in the country. What they need most is a little luck, some basic educational or work training qualifications, and to be from a country with few recent immigrants living in the United States. ...

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PSL Softball: There’s more to do

Both Ivan King and Julie Schneider enjoy their jobs as PSL coaches. In fact, they really don’t see them as jobs, but as a chance to work in the sport they love with Detroit’s kids. Although they’re happy with their position, they want to see their teams get better, not just within the league, but in the metro Detroit area. ...

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