Frederick Douglass is one of the most well-known abolitionists and orators of the Civil War era. Born a slave, under the name Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, in February 1818 on a plantation in Maryland, Douglass was the son of a slave woman and an unknown white man. Without a struggle, there can be no progress. […]Read More Quote for the weekend
Singer-songwriter wrote Elvis Presley’s indelible “In the Ghetto” alongside solo hits like “Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me” and “Stop and Smell the Roses” Credits : By Joseph Hudak rolling stones magazine… Mac Davis, the country-music artist and songwriter behind some of Elvis Presley’s most indelible recordings, died Tuesday at 78. Davis became “critically ill […]Read More Mac Davis dies at 78 oh lord 😢 its hard to be humble
Martin Buber, one of the leading Jewish philosophers of the twentieth century, was a very unorthodox thinker, anathema to most traditionalists yet deeply religious in his own way. Born in 1878, Buber was an ardent Zionist from the earliest days of the movement in the 1890s to his death in 1965. Yet he consistently opposed the […]Read More From Nietzsche to Zion and Beyond – Intercollegiate Studies Institute: Think. Live Free.
John Fogerty is just as confused as everyone else over Trump using his song at his rally Posted 7 hours ago by Iana Murray It seems like Donald Trump needs to start paying attention to the songs playing at his rallies. At a rally last week in Freeland, Michigan, Trump disembarked from Air Force One to the sound […]Read More John Fogerty responds to Trump’s use of ‘Fortunate Son’ at rally | indy100
“The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one.” Ralph Waldo EmersonRead More Quote for the weekend
“Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” By Dylan Thomas. The poem in full: Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had […]Read More A Reading of Dylan Thomas “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. Dr. Seuss American authorRead More Quote for the day