Did you know…
… that today is the anniversary of the Selma Freedom March? On March 21, 1965, one of the most significant civil rights marches took place as more than 3,000 civil rights demonstrators led by Martin Luther King Jr. marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. The historic march raised awareness of the difficulties faced by black voters, and the need for a national Voting Rights Act.
|“Many people need desperately to receive this message: ‘I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.”
“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”
– Kurt Vonnegut
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1617, Pocahontas dies while in England
1806, Lewis and Clark begin their trip home
1858, British forces in India lift the siege of Lucknow, ending the Indian Mutiny
1963, Alcatraz Island, the federal penitentiary in San Francisco Bay, California, closes
1975, As North Vietnamese forces advance, Hue and other northern towns in South Vietnam are evacuated
Reference: History Net
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In this series, economists debate whether catastrophic global warming can be stopped while maintaining current levels of economic growth. Enno Schröder, Servaas Storm, Gregor Semieniuk, Lance Taylor, and Armon Rezai find there is a tradeoff between growth and decarbonization, while Michael Grubb responds with more optimism.
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