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When the KKK Murdered My Childhood Friend When the Ku Klux Klan...

When the KKK Murdered My Childhood Friend When the Ku Klux Klan murdered my protector, it made me see the world differently.I was always the shortest kid in school, which made me an easy target for bullies. To protect myself, I got into the habit of befriending older boys who’d watch my back. One summer when I was around 8 years old I found Mickey, a kind and gentle teenager with a ready smile who made me feel safe.Over the years, I lost track of Mickey.

The Truth About TrumponomicsTrump and Republicans want to wreck...

The Truth About TrumponomicsTrump and Republicans want to wreck your bank account. Here are 5 things you need to know about Trumponomics.1.Trump wants tax cuts for the rich, at your expense.Trump’s tax cuts for the rich and big corporations added about $1.7 trillion to the national debt, with few benefits trickling down to the middle class — in fact

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