Monday, January 17, 2005

Civil rights, then and now

The Big Trunk at Powerline has an excellent article on the Civil Rights Movement.

Read it here!

Equal treatment without regard to race remains the enduring promise of the American creed. As Abraham Lincoln wrote in 1864 in response to prominent Democrats who urged him to rescind the Emancipation Proclamation: "The promise, being made, must be kept."

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