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Take A Stand Against Racism

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The YWCA of Rochester, New York has an annual drive to “spearhead the local effort for the national Stand against Racism every April.”

Poet Robert Frost once asserted, we should “never be bullied into silence.” His words parallel the efforts of the YWCA of Rochester (New York) and Monroe County; the Y is asking the community at large to speak up and take a stand against racism.

Remember Martin Luther King Jr.

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One of the best ways to remember Martin Luther King, Jr. is to continue some aspect of the work for which he lived and died. But there is so much left to be done.

Forty-five years ago on April 4, 1968, an assassin’s bullet claimed the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. King was there in support of the garbage workers who were striking to get better wages.

Will U.S. Supreme Court End Civil Rights Policies Prematurely?

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Will the U.S. Supreme Court end Civil Rights policies prematurely? Has the nation lived down its history of racism and should the law become colorblind?

Addressing two pivotal legal issues, one on affirmative action and a second on voting rights, a divided Supreme Court is poised to answer those questions.

Germany’s Fairy Tale Road Celebrates 200th Anniversary

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We have all heard of the Brothers Grimm, but likely, it is the more festive Disney version that transported us through the years while reading bedtime stories about Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, and even Cinderella.

As Germany prepares to celebrate the Brothers Grimm 200th anniversary and the Fairytale Road; it’s also a good chance to read the real Brothers Grimm fairytales and discover the “real” fairy tale endings.

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