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"40 Years Later, Still Second-Class Americans" - Mark's Journal
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"40 Years Later, Still Second-Class Americans"
Impressive Op-Ed piece in the Paper of Record yesterday by Frank Rich.

Like all students caught up in the civil rights and antiwar movements of the 1960s, I was riveted by the violent confrontations between the police and protestors in Selma, 1965, and Chicago, 1968. But I never heard about the several days of riots that rocked Greenwich Village after the police raided a gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in the wee hours of June 28, 1969 — 40 years ago today.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/28/opinion/28rich.html
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mhaithaca From: mhaithaca Date: June 29th, 2009 04:13 pm (UTC) (Link)

We have more work to do. Frank Rich's core audience isn't the problem, but the more mainstream journalists like him talk, the more people hear... and perhaps start to listen.
aregulardyke From: aregulardyke Date: June 29th, 2009 07:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Great article - thanks for linking it ! I think I'll send a letter via email to Obama ...

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