Tag Archives: Civil Rights

“Puff the Magic Dragon”. . . . Peter, Paul , and Mary

Saturday night. I had a bit of nostalgia seeing and more importantly hearing these giants of my teenage years. I loved Peter, Paul , and Mary. . . then and now.  They are folk singers and along with Mary Travers. … Continue reading

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A Letter from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Image by clickypix.com Today is  the National Holiday  commemorating the birthday of Dr. King. The image and words above are from his “I Have a Dream” speech which is very familiar to most Americans.  I want to share another document, … Continue reading

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The Jim Crow South

Examples of Jim Crow laws From the 1880s into the 1960s, a majority of American states enforced segregation through “Jim Crow” laws (so called after a black character in minstrel shows). From Delaware to California, and from North Dakota to … Continue reading

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