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14 black football players kicked off team over protest armbands are honored 50 years later

9/13/19 - NBC News - Mead Gruver / AP

Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the Laramie campus to commemorate the anniversary as the school takes another step toward reconciliation.


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Marker supplies historical context for DeKalb’s Confederate monument

9/13/19 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - By Tia Mitchell

A work crew blasted through solid clay, dug two holes and poured concrete to prep the site. The next morning, they returned and installed a plaque DeKalb County officials say tells the real history of the Confederate monument in Decatur Square.

And now, that historical marker is receiving praise from afar for its truth-telling about the “lost cause” movement and the factual history of the Civil War.


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