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Dream of a World Free from Intimidation, Bigotry and Violence

August 2, 2019

 

 

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Friday, August 2, 2019

 

Dream of a World Free from Intimidation, Bigotry and Violence

 

OSWIECIM, Poland – On the evening of Aug. 2, 1944, SS guards swept through the so-called “Gypsy family camp” at Auschwitz-Birkenau here and rounded up more than 4,000 men, women and children, the last large contingent of Sinti and Roma still left alive at the factory of death.

 

Rev. Jackson to Speak at Ceremonies in Poland Marking European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

July 25, 2019

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, July 25, 2019

 

Rev. Jackson to Speak at Ceremonies in Poland Marking European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

 

Sometimes called the “Forgotten Holocaust,” up to 500,000 Sinti and Roma – classified and persecuted as “Gypsies” – were massacred by the Nazis during World War II.

 

South Carolina heads down a dead-end street in rejecting Medicaid expansion

July 22, 2019

South Carolina’s James Louis Petigru was a Civil War-era lawyer, judge, congressman and most notably the attorney general who opposed South Carolina’s use of nullification of federal laws and, after Abraham Lincoln was elected president in 1860, opposed state secession.

He famously quipped, after learning that his state had seceded from the Union, “South Carolina is too small to be a republic and too large to be an insane asylum.”

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