Is justice for all possible? Or will injustice always exist?

Title

Of the Sons of Master and Man

Author

Du Bois, W. E. B.

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Overview

Although he wrote during the early twentieth century, the racial issues that NAACP founder W.E.B. Du Bois explores are, sadly, still pertinent to this day. In chapter 9 of his timeless book, The…

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Old Woman Magoun

Author

Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins

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Overview

Mary E. Wilkins Freeman began writing in the 1880s. Much of her work concerns the daily realities of life in the provincial New England towns of that era. She is valued today for her insight into the…

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Title

I Claim the Rights of a Man

Author

Turner, Henry MacNeal

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Overview

With the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, reconstruction legislatures were established in many Southern states in an effort to resolve issues such as the acceptance of the new legal status…

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Title

The Limits of Charity

Author

Hilfiker, David

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Overview

David Hilfiker presents us with a candid article published in 2000 that is essential reading for those who work for or with the poor. As a medical doctor and founder of a community of homeless men living…

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Title

Letter from Birmingham Jail

Author

King, Jr., Martin Luther

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Overview

Martin Luther King, Jr. was the leader of the American civil rights movement as well as a world-renowned figure in the modern history of non-violent resistance. Assassinated in 1968, he now has a U.S.…

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