Category Archives: US Constitution

Memorial Day: Digging Up Bodies and Buried History

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Memorial Day, 2015  It might surprise Americans that Memorial Day was likely started by former Slaves. It was May 1865, and they were grateful for soldiers who’d sacrificed their lives. The newly free citizens spent two weeks carefully digging up the bodies of 257 Union soldiers who […]

Bill Moyers — We The People are our Civilization

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Also published in The Patch. Andrea Morisette Grazzini, August 2011 Earlier this summer Bill Moyers illuminated for me a critical relationship between civic leaders and citizens. He was speaking at the home of Minneapolis attorney Clayton D. Halunen at a discussion on Ranked Choice Voting. Amid divergent interpretations […]