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April 15 in freethought history…

April 15, 1889 – African-American civil rights activist Asa Philip Randolph is born in Crescent City, Florida. Randolph was a key figure in the fight to end discrimination in the defense industry and the US military, and he was head … Continue reading

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September 8 in freethought history…

September 8, 1892 – Francis Bellamy, a Baptist minister and Christian socialist, publishes the following “Pledge of Allegiance” for American schoolchildren: I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for … Continue reading

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