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HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS: PART II

Posted about 2 weeks ago by Kathy Coker
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month and January 11 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day. On the Federal Level The federal government has increased its domestic anti-human trafficking programs. One program […]
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HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS: PART I

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Kathy Coker
In December 2011, President Barack Obama proclaimed January, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. His proclamation read in part: Nearly a century and a half ago, President Abraham Lincoln issued […]
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BILL OF RIGHTS DAY

Posted about 1 month ago by Kathy Coker
Posted in Book Reviews
Presidential Proclamation On November 27, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued a proclamation designating  December 15 as Bill of Rights Day. The proclamation read in part: The first ten amendments, […]
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Commemorating Native American Heritage Month

Posted about 2 months ago by Kathy Coker
Posted in Book Reviews
Part II: Virginia’s Native Americans Virginia’s Earliest Inhabitants Virginia’s earliest inhabitants were hunters and gatherers who tracked the migratory patterns of animals. In time, they formed towns along riverbanks and sketched […]
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NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH: PART 1

Posted about 2 months ago by Kathy Coker
Posted in Book Reviews
National American Indian Heritage Month Designation  In 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution authorizing November 1990 as National American Indian Heritage Month. Comparable proclamations, under various […]
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Latino Voter Suppression: A Brief Look

Posted about 3 months ago by Kathy Coker
Posted in Elections
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YOU CAN VOTE NOW!

Posted about 4 months ago by Kathy Coker
In Virginia early in-person voting began on September 18, 2020 and ends on October 31, 2020. Why Should You Vote? But, why should you vote? Some reasons are: 1. Voting is […]
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Constitution Day – September 17, 2020

Posted about 4 months ago by Kathy Coker
September 17 is designated as Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, to memorialize the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787 by delegates to the […]
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FORWARD INTO LIGHT CAMPAIGN

Posted about 5 months ago by Kathy Coker
August 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution giving women the vote. Buildings and landmarks across the country will celebrate by […]
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Centennial Celebration: 19th Amendment

Posted about 5 months ago by Kathy Coker
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified on August 18, 1920, gave women the right to vote. Section 1 reads: “The right of citizens of the United States to […]
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