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Google Launches ‘Lynching in America’ Site

Lynching in America

Lynching in America/EJI

Google and the Equal Justice Initiative launched a new website Tuesday that explores the history and legacy of racial terror in the United States, specifically during the period between the Civil War and World War II, when over 4,000 Black Americans were lynched in this country.

Today’s Google doodle honors Dorothy Irene Height, who was born on this day in 1912

 

The Dorothy Irene Height Google Doodle

The Dorothy Irene Height Google Doodle

Born in Virginia in 1912, Dorothy Height was a civil rights and women’s rights activist focused primarily on improving the circumstances of and opportunities for African-American women. She was a leader in addressing the rights of both women and African Americans as the president of the National Council of Negro Women. In the 1990s, she drew young people into her cause in the war against drugs,

via Dorothy Height Biography – Facts, Birthday, Life Story – Biography.com.

I’m not sorry if pictures of my nephew start to get on your nerves; he’s gorgeous

Some shots and an auto-awesome from yesterday.

Pumpkin in his swing looking precious

Pumpkin in his swing looking precious

 

Pumpkin in my lap looking even more precious

Pumpkin in my lap looking even more precious

 

a selection of poses courtesy of Google's Auto-Awesome

a selection of poses courtesy of Google’s Auto-Awesome

 

 

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