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    US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    BBC News - Alabama civil rights pioneer James Hood dies at 70


    this guy helped change the future for black people in the US. He was subjected to death threats, verbal abuse etc all for wanting to further his education he never faltered, reacted he just kept on turning up to school and he forced a huge change for the future of young black people. RIP Mr Hood you are an inspiration.
    ‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).

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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    I wonder what he'd think of people walking around with their pants sagging to their knees.

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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    RIP, James Hood. thoughts, prayers, and best wishes to his family.

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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    One of the few public men that could speak with absolutely undeniable authority about the importance of education.
    Michael J Petrilli-"Is School Choice Enough?"-A response to the recent timidity of American conservatives toward education reform. https://nationalaffairs.com/publicat...-choice-enough

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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    I wonder what he'd think of people walking around with their pants sagging to their knees.
    lol random....
    ‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).

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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    I wonder what he'd think of people walking around with their pants sagging to their knees.
    This isn't even a thing anymore.
    I dip my forefinger in the watery blood of your impotent mad-redeemer (your Divine Democrat — your Hebrew Madman) and write over his thorn-torn brow, “The true prince of Evil — the king of the Slaves!”
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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    Quote Originally Posted by Higgins86 View Post
    BBC News - Alabama civil rights pioneer James Hood dies at 70


    this guy helped change the future for black people in the US. He was subjected to death threats, verbal abuse etc all for wanting to further his education he never faltered, reacted he just kept on turning up to school and he forced a huge change for the future of young black people. RIP Mr Hood you are an inspiration.
    One of those heroes nobody remembers until they die. Tremendous guts, just for the sake of a principle.
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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    Quote Originally Posted by Einzige View Post
    This isn't even a thing anymore.
    Sure they do and yes it does--it is a metaphor for something larger.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiggen View Post
    One of those heroes nobody remembers until they die. Tremendous guts, just for the sake of a principle.
    And not longer after he went back to Michigan because he didn't let the political reality interfere with the personal goal.

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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    Quote Originally Posted by Higgins86 View Post
    lol random....
    Perhaps, but what do you do with the rights that others ensured for you?

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    Re: US civil rights pioneer James hood passes away at the age of 70.

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    Perhaps, but what do you do with the rights that others ensured for you?
    just so I know whats the correct dress code?
    ‘This is not peace, it is an armistice for 20 years.’ (Ferdinand Foch. After the Treaty of Versailles, 1919).

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