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Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
 
 

The author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the Civil War era to tell the gripping drama of a man and a mission that changed the course of history.

The author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the Civil War era to tell the gripping drama of a man and a mission that changed the course of history. Plotted in secret, launched in the dark, John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry ruptured the union between North and South. Yet few Americans know the true story of the militant idealists who invaded Virginia before the Civil War. Now, Midnight Rising paints Brown’s uprising in vivid color, capturing a nation on the brink of explosive conflict.

 
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How the Tax Package Would Slam Higher Ed
 
All told, the changes proposed by House Republicans would require Americans to spend US$65 billion more to get a higher education in 2027 versus 2018 by increasing costs for both students and universities.
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Seven Takeaways from the Democrats’ Big Night
 
It was a big night for Democrats, who also captured the governor’s mansion in New Jersey and added a historic down-ballot win in Virginia, where Danica Rome became the first openly transgender person elected.
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SPLC Releases Law Enforcement Training Video in Wake of Violent Protests
 
In response to the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, the SPLC has released a new training video to help law enforcement agencies prevent violence while protecting the rights...
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Cure the Racism Infecting NC’s Voting Maps Drawn in 2011 by Extremists
 
The court “anticipates” a hearing on the Special Master’s Final Report in early January, 2018, noting candidates must file for primaries between February 12-18, 2018. ...
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Financial Educator Claims Jay-Z’s Album 4:44 the Most Important Work for the Advancement of Black People
 
Exantus states, “When Jay proclaimed ‘Financial Freedom is our only hope’ in the album’s debut song ‘Story of OJ,’ he wasn’t exaggerating.
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Public Schools Are More Segregated than They Were 40 Years Ago
 
After all those factors lead to a dip in school performance, students and their communities are stigmatized as “failing.” Schools close. Quality of life drops; economic prospects dwindle; public safety decreases ...
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