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The Tuskegee Airmen and Obama’s victory December 10, 2008

Filed under: human rights,race — jj @ 7:13 pm
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One has to hope that there were many pressures  leading to the civil rights era, but as events did unfold, the role of the Tuskegee Airmen is both important and not well cited.  The NY Times is featuring this video and the Airmen’s  invitation to the inauguration on their site today.    The video is  also a sobering reminder that no one victory will wipe out all the damage done and the remarkable injustices experienced.

See here for the Times article.  Notice that their Congressional Gold Medal, awarded in 2007.

 

Holiday shopping?

Filed under: Uncategorized — Jender @ 7:26 am

I know, you probably expected some snark, because we only tend to mention shopping ideas that are horrendous. But this time, Vishal has sent us a link to the excellent “Twelve Theorems by Women Mathematicians” calendar. Excellent!

 

 
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