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NANCY KAFFER

Civil rights, religious freedom — and Jase Bolger

Civil rights, religious freedom — and Jase BolgerLGBT protections on the skids? Unnecessary religious freedom in action? Must be lame duck.
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  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
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Obama honors civil rights martyrs at medal ceremony

Obama honors civil rights martyrs at medal ceremonyPresident Obama presents 19 individuals with the Medal of Freedom.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
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Bench to honor Hesdra, Underground Railroad activist

Bench to honor Hesdra, Underground Railroad activistCynthia Hesdra and her husband provided a safe haven for escaped slaves in their home.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Greensboro seeks to take over civil rights museum

Greensboro seeks to take over civil rights museumThe museum stands on the site of the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-in.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Greensboro mayor moves to take over civil rights museum

Greensboro mayor moves to take over civil rights museumGreensboro City Mayor Nancy Vaughn proposed Monday that the city of Greensboro take over and operate the financially troubled International Civil Rights Center and Museum.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Author: Iowa was 'Busy in the Cause' against slavery

Author: Iowa was 'Busy in the Cause' against slaveryRetired historian Lowell Soike's new book details Iowa's overlooked role in history.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
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Civil rights lawyer John Doar, 92, dies

Civil rights lawyer John Doar, 92, diesPresident Barack Obama called Doar "one of the bravest American lawyers of any era."
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Slain civil rights workers to receive Medal of Freedom

Slain civil rights workers to receive Medal of FreedomThe trio killed during Freedom Summer in 1964 will be honored on Nov. 24 with 16 others.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago