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Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

When you think of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, the first person who comes to mind...speech doesn't linger for that long.No, the Civil Rights movement was the product of thousands of hands. It was advanced...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-08/empire-editorial-boring-trumps-bold-p
Opinion
South Carolina gov: Confederate flag comes down today

...banner began flying at the Statehouse to protest the civil rights movement.Compelled to act by the slaughter of nine African-Americans...remained there to represent official opposition to the civil rights movement.Mass protests against the flag decades later led...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-10/south-carolina-gov-confederate-flag-c
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Outside editorial: Amid anger, comfort the grieving

...Carolina, a church that served as a bulwark of the civil rights movement and gave birth to one of the most ambitious slave...and continued its activism. By the time of the civil rights movement, it was only natural that the Rev. Martin Luther...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-22/amid-anger-comfort-grieving
Opinion
Pride week events June 12-21

...June to commemorate the Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village on June 28, 1969, a watershed moment in the LGBTQ civil rights movement. Juneau Pride presents a wide variety of events to unite the community in support of freedom from discrimination...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-10/pride-week-events-june-12-21
Art
Flag down, but what happens now?

...100, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.The South went through a major symbolism shift during the civil rights movement, when the signage of Jim Crow laws - like "Whites Only" and "Colored Only" signs on water fountains, restaurants...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-13/flag-down-what-happens-now
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Author celebrates magic of 'Bewitched'

...episode - "Sisters at Heart" from the seventh season. "The whole episode is on acceptance and tolerance. The civil rights movement was going on, and the show reflected that."Favorite Darrin - "I will probably give the stock answer that Dick...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-13/author-celebrates-magic-bewitched
State
S. Carolina lawmakers vote to debate flag

...anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, and lawmakers decided in 1962 to keep it there in response to the civil rights movement. After mass protests, a smaller, square version was moved to the flagpole out front in 2000.Some lawmakers...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/s-carolina-lawmakers-vote-debate-flag
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Letting one's life unfold

I was born years before the Civil Rights Movement. But the day I was born is historic, because a courageous Alaska Native woman appeared before the Alaska Legislature to speak...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013011/nei_778223410.shtml
Neighbors
Tlingit civil rights hero William Paul Sr. remembered

...ceremonies Debra O'Gara, Ruddy pointed out that Paul and others who worked alongside him were trailblazers in the civil rights movement not just in Alaska, but in the entire nation."This is significant political history," Ruddy said. "And...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/breathing-life-history-locals-gather-reme
Art
Events observe 150 years since Civil War's unofficial end

...and has worked with others in this county of 15,000 to make the legacy of the Civil War relevant through the Civil Rights movement and beyond.The Reynolds story, he says, was "hidden in plain sight."Reynolds was left by her masters...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/events-observe-150-years-civil-wars-u
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