Tag: Southern States (US)

When China Met Iran

Leaked news this month that China and Iran had come to the verge of signing a 25-year trade and military partnership agreement struck like a geopolitical storm in Washington — a rising rival of America and a longtime foe joining forces to threaten the United States’s predominant position in the Middle East. The agreement ambitiously […]

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The First Time John Lewis and I Integrated the Buses

John Lewis, the civil rights icon, died on Friday. He had announced in December that he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Bernard Lafayette, another leader in the civil rights movement, first met John Lewis at the American Baptist College in Nashville, Tenn. Along with others in the Nashville Student Movement, they put their lives at […]

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C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Leader, Is Dead at 95

The Rev. C. T. Vivian, a pioneering civil rights organizer and field general for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference in the historic struggle for racial justice a half-century ago, died on Friday at his home in Atlanta. He was 95. Two of his daughters, Kira Vivian and […]

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C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights Icon, Is Dead at 95

The Rev. C. T. Vivian, a pioneering civil rights organizer and field general for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his Southern Christian Leadership Conference in the historic struggle for racial justice a half-century ago, died on Friday. He was 95. His death at his home in Atlanta was confirmed by his friend […]

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Trump’s Health Officials Warn More Will Die as Covid Cases Rise

Two of the Trump administration’s top health officials acknowledged Sunday that the country is facing a very serious situation with the onslaught of rising coronavirus cases in several states, striking a far more sober tone than President Trump at this stage of the pandemic in the United States. Adm. Brett Giroir, an assistant secretary with […]

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