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Citizen Activism

The Pledge of Allegiance and How It Has Changed

As the Pledge of Allegiance became more widely accepted after its Flag for Pledge of Allegianceintroduction in 1892, various groups weighed in on the wording.  There have been alterations from the original wording penned by Francis Bellamy (1855-1931):

Flag for Pledge of Allegiance

Remembering September 11

458324551 (1)Those of us who were alive on September 11, 2001 will never live long enough to forget that day.  Whether we witnessed it on television, from the streets of Manhattan or D.C. or from farther away, there was the horror of watching the extraordinarily bright blue skies turn black from the terrorist attacks on our country.

How could we forget?

Martin Luther King, Jr: Thoughts To Live By

Civil rights leader and Nobel Prize Winner Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968) was a Baptist minister and father of four, who believed in social change through peaceful means.

Where Were You on September 11?

replacement photo for 9-11Is there any American who doesn’t approach September 11th with a feeling of sadness and the thought of, “What will I do? How will I spend the day?”

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