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When Feelz Meets Reason: Woman Has Meltdown Over Black Men Protecting Emancipation Memorial

https://twitter.com/_sagnikbasu/status/1276682947895197697
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 2:47pm 6/27/2020 at 2:47pm
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Earlier this week, Kemberlee blogged about the radical mobs planning to destroy the Emancipation Memorial in Washington DC.  The first two scheduled attempts to pull down the memorial didn’t pan out, and the memorial, paid for by freed slaves, still stands.

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Remembering Johnny “Mike” Spann, CIA Operations Officer killed in Afghanistan, 11-25-2001

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 7:00pm 11/25/2018 at 7:00pm

Every year on November 25 we remember Johnny Micheal (“Mike”) Spann, the first American killed in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks. It was on that date in 2001 that Spann was killed during a Taliban prisoner uprising at the Qala-i-Jangi fortress.

The “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh was being held and interrogated at the...

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Veteran Memorials In Three States Vandalized Ahead of Memorial Day

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/05/29/veteran-memorials-in-3-states-vandalized-ahead-memorial-day.html#
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/29/2016 at 1:00pm
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As Americans across the nation begin Memorial Day weekend with thoughts and prayers honoring our nation’s fallen heroes, vandals defaced veteran memorials in California, Kentucky, and Virginia.

ABC News reports:

Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia,...

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Memorial Day: on Nationalism and Patriotism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 25, 2015 at 7:00pm 5/25/2015 at 7:00pm

The story “The Man Without a Country” used to be standard reading matter for seventh graders. In fact, it was the first “real” book—as opposed to those tedious Dick and Jane readers—that I was assigned in school.

It was exciting compared to Dick and Jane and the rest, since it dealt...

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Brooklyn War Memorial Closed to Vets (#ProudAmerican)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 25, 2015 at 9:30am 5/25/2015 at 9:30am

What happens when the money backing a war memorial dries up? The doors shut, tourists and veterans are turned away, and the memorabilia and plaques inside languish under a layer of dust.

This is exactly what has happened to the Brooklyn War Memorial.

The Memorial, built 64 years ago, has never been accessible...

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