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sentrock:

"On The Road"
 Cuz there really is no place like home/ so I took it with me.

sentrock:

"On The Road"


Cuz there really is no place like home/ so I took it with me.

newyorker:

The International Center of Photography, in a joint effort with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, now offers digital access to its Roman Vishniac archive. Take a look at some of his work, which documents Eastern European Jewish life between 1935 and 1938.

Top: An elder of the village, Vysni Apsa, Carpathian Ruthenia, c. 1935–38. Bottom: Students sharing books in heder, Brod, c. 1935–38. Photographs © Mara Vishniac Kohn, courtesy International Center of Photography.

(Source: newyorker.com)

ourpresidents:

The “March on Washington” Leaders Visit the White House

On this day in 1963, civil rights leaders speak to members of the press following a meeting with President John F. Kennedy regarding “The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom” that was held earlier that day.

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Left to right: President of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC), Reverend Eugene Carson Blake; unidentified (back to camera); President of the National Urban League, Whitney M. Young, Jr.; President of the Negro American Labor Council (NALC), A. Philip Randolph; unidentified man (in back); Executive Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Roy Wilkins (speaking at microphones); President of United Auto Workers (UAW), Walter P. Reuther; President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; President of the American Jewish Congress, Rabbi Joachim Prinz; several unidentified reporters. White House, Washington, D.C. 8/28/63.

President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson meet with organizers of “The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom” in the Oval Office. 8/28/63.

"1963: The Struggle for Civil Rights" from the JFK Library

Go here for info on setting a schedule. www.sofeproject.com

Go here for info on setting a schedule. www.sofeproject.com

Go here for some tips on goal setting for great grades: http://sofeproject.com/2014/08/setting-goals/

Go here for some tips on goal setting for great grades: http://sofeproject.com/2014/08/setting-goals/

I was once a linebacker-sized eighteen-year-old, too. What I knew then, what black people have been required to know, is that there are few things more dangerous than the perception that one is a danger.

Jelani Cobb on Ferguson. (via newyorker)

(Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)

Just a reminder and a little encouragement:
http://sofeproject.com/2014/08/daily-hello-4/

Just a reminder and a little encouragement:

http://sofeproject.com/2014/08/daily-hello-4/

Go here for information on goal setting for the beginning of the year:
http://sofeproject.com/2014/08/705/

Go here for information on goal setting for the beginning of the year:

http://sofeproject.com/2014/08/705/

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