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Thorne Dreyer :
A tribute to Maggie, my mother

‘Maggie’s absolute freedom, her hospitality, big floppy hats and committed heart put the art scene in Houston on the side of human rights and general soul.’ — Mimi Crossley, Houston Post By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | May … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
A tribute to Maggie, my mother

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Thorne Dreyer : Houston Was an Unlikely ’60s Hotbed

The staff of Space City!, Houston’s late ’60s-early ’70s underground newspaper. Cover photo — from the paper’s June 8, 1971, issue — by Jerry Sebesta. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Boys From Houston:Bayou city was unlikely ’60s hotbed Houston may not … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Houston Was an Unlikely ’60s Hotbed

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Bob Feldman : The Rise of the Klan in Texas, 1920-1930

Flyer for “Ku Klux Klan Day,” October 24, 1923. Image from The Portal to Texas History.The hidden history of Texas Part 10: 1920-1930/1 — The rise of the Klan in Texas By Bob Feldman | The Rag Blog | December … finish reading Bob Feldman : The Rise of the Klan in Texas, 1920-1930

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Dick J. Reavis : How Davy Crockett Really Died

Costumed Klansmen plying their trade. Image from University of North Carolina.The true story:David Crockett and the KKK in San Antonio By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2010 During a bout of recent microfilm reading in … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : How Davy Crockett Really Died

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Jena, Louisiana : Drug Bust or Racist Revenge?

Sheriff Scott Franklin, shown reveling in loot obtained during a controversial drug raid last summer in Jena, Louisiana. Photo special to The Rag Blog.Revenge for civil rights protests?‘Operation Third Option’ in Jena By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Jena, Louisiana : Drug Bust or Racist Revenge?

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Jordan Flaherty : Racist Coup in Waterproof, Louisiana?

Waterproof, LA. Photo from Fox 44 / Baton Rouge.Did racist coup in northern Louisiana townOverthrow Black mayor and police chief? By Jordan Flaherty / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2010 NEW ORLEANS — In Waterproof, a small northern Louisiana … finish reading Jordan Flaherty : Racist Coup in Waterproof, Louisiana?

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All White Hoops : The New Public Racism

Image from The Portland Mercury.Racists coming out of the closet:Whites only basketball league ‘Would you want to go to the game and worry about a player flipping you off or attacking you in the stands or grabbing their crotch?’ — … finish reading All White Hoops : The New Public Racism

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The Righteous Mob : Like Talking to Children

Photo from registeredmedia.com.KKK to Tea Parties:Communicating with the ignorant and angry By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / September 15, 2009 If angry outbursts and placard waving protesters against health care reform seem heated today, the idea of planned … finish reading The Righteous Mob : Like Talking to Children

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

Part VIWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution Paranoia strikes deep / into your life it will creepit starts when you’re always afraidstep out of line and they’ll comeand take you away… — … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? Paranoia and Persecution

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Fascist America : Are We There Yet?

Fascism in five easy steps …mature democracies turn fascist by a recognizable process, a set of five stages that may be the most important family resemblance that links all the whole motley collection of 20th Century fascisms together. By Sara … finish reading Fascist America : Are We There Yet?

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Philadelphia, Mississippi : Former Klan Stronghold Elects Black Mayor

James Young, left, newly elected mayor of Philadelphia, MS, celebrates with supporters. Photo by Jim Prince / AP The election of an African-American mayor in Philadelphia, Mississippi, site of infamous 1964 civil rights murders, indicates a page may have been … finish reading Philadelphia, Mississippi : Former Klan Stronghold Elects Black Mayor

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Thorne Dreyer :
The KKK in the news today… and back in Sixties Houston.

The Klan recruiting in the Panhandle; Klan cop in Florida; a Klansman says ‘I’m sorry.’ (Oh… and how they shot us up in the Sixties!) By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | February 9, 2009 As if things weren’t … finish reading Thorne Dreyer :
The KKK in the news today… and back in Sixties Houston.

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