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September 29, 1875 – President Grant Advocates Universal Education Divorced from Religious Instruction

On this day in history, President Ulysses S. Grant delivered a speech in Des Moines, Iowa at a reunion of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee. Historian Ron Chernow characterized the speech as “a historic plea for public … Continue reading

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September 23, 1863 – Birth of Mary Church Terrell, 1st President of the National Association for Colored Women & Founding Member of the NAACP

Mary Church was born on this day to former slaves in Memphis, Tennessee. The Women’s History site relates: Her father, Robert Reed Church, was a successful businessman who became one of the South’s first African American millionaires. Her mother, Louisa … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood’s Next President: An Immigrant Doctor of Color Who Grew Up on Medicaid

Slate (Sept. 12, 2018): Planned Parenthood’s Next President: An Immigrant Doctor of Color Who Grew Up on Medicaid, by Christina Cauterucci: Planned Parenthood announced in September that its new president, Leana Wen, will start in November. Wen currently serves as… … Continue reading

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Scott Mozarsky, Former Bloomberg Law President, Named to Head North American Operations for Legal Finance Company Vannin

Scott Mozarsky, former president of Bloomberg Law, has been named regional managing director, North America, for Vannin Capital,  a company that provides financing and expert support to corporations and law firms involved in high-value commercial disputes. Mozarsky will have overall responsibility … Continue reading

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Fact or Fiction: A Sitting President Cannot Be Criminally Prosecuted While in Office

This is a fact! Trump’s lawyers have said special counsel Robert Mueller already has told them he would abide by a longstanding Department of Justice view that the Constitution bars prosecuting sitting presidents. The Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel … Continue reading

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