Apr 15

Jackie Robinson’s crossing of the Rubicon



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Sometimes it is possible to change everything simply by showing up. A person can symbolically right generations of wrongs by just walking through an open door.



Feb 8

Octavius Catto: Philadelphia’s “Forgotten Hero”



Posted 2 years, 2 months ago.

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Catto and his soon-to-be-wife, Caroline Le Count, campaigned aggressively for the desegregation of the transportation network by sitting on the streetcars and refusing to move.