In the summer of 1787, fifty-five men got together in Philadelphia to write a new Constitution for the United States, replacing the new nation’s original blueprint, the Articles of Confederation. But why, exactly? What problems…
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Podcast from @CDSDuke. Now: Season 4, The Land That Never Has Been Yet, exploring U.S. democracy. Hosted by John Biewen, with @catchatweetdown, dist'd by @prx.
Or invited back. Ever. 😂
How to ensure you don't get follow-up questions on Fox, apparently.
Important op-ed from the Secretaries of State of #Arizona, a Democrat, and #Washington, a Republican, on the need for federal funding to protect the vote in 2020. This isn’t partisan: Congress needs to provide at least $2B for ballot access now. https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/31/opinions/covid-19-states-billions-election-safety-hobbs-wyman/index.html
NEW ep: Part of America's *3rd* Revolution? Inside the phenomenal story of Freedom Summer, with the voices of @repjohnlewis, Fanny Lou Hamer, Bob Moses and many others. @catchatweetdown @prx #Season4 #democracy http://www.sceneonradio.org/s4-e7-freedom-summer/#.XoSzzurHodI.twitter
! Delighted by the mention. Making do in the kitchen in a time of crisis.
https://slate.com/human-interest/2020/04/coronavirus-cooking-food-scarcity-economy.html @rebeccaonion I'm starting a veg juice jar too. @catchatweetdown note the @SceneOnRadio shout out.
This is the very same Unita Blackwell featured prominently in our new episode on Freedom Summer. She later went on become the first black woman elected mayor in Mississippi (1977) and received a MacArthur Fellowship.
#tdih 1965, Blackwell v. Issaquena was filed on behalf of 300 African-American students in Mississippi who'd been suspended for wearing SNCC “freedom” buttons, defending voting rights. Filed by Unita Blackwell, SNCC field officer & mother. @snccdigital https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/blackwell-vs-issaquena-board-of-ed