Monday, January 13, 2014

Fact of the Day: Civil Rights Poet

Poet and author Carl Sandburg supported the civil rights movement, and was the first Caucasian man honored by the NAACP with an award and being dubbed a "major prophet of civil rights in our time."

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  1. Thanks for your lovely words on my last post!

    Have a great week,
    -Kati

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  2. I did not know this about Carl Sandburg. Now I'm more impressed with him than I was before.

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  3. Did they also award him with the right to say the n-word in rap videos? Or is that only for modern winners?

    (No, really though, good for him)

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  4. truly great man and only few of them now;(

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  5. I haven´t heard about him but he really interests me for my next project in Peace day with children by the end of January. Thanks , Adam. Kisses:)

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  6. I don't know the guy don't it is an interesting picture.

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  7. Great info. I knew he had lived and worked all over the Midwest and had ended up in Chicago... very interesting guy!

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  8. I'm out of the loop, I'm afraid. I have never heard of him before.

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