Today in Peace and Justice history on August 21, 1998

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Samuel Bowers, the 73-year-old former Imperial Wizard of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, was convicted in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, of ordering a firebombing that killed civil rights activist Vernon Dahmer 32 years before . . . On Vernon Dahmer’s tombstone are the words, “If you don’t vote, you don’t count.” VOTE > http://peacebuttons.info/orderpp.htm 

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Why Chelsea Manning Is Going Free


In his eight years in office President Obama has waged a devastating war on whistleblowers, prosecuting more people under the Espionage Act than every single president - combined.

But that war on whistleblowers took a possible step towards armistice today when the President commuted the prison sentence of former US Army private Chelsea Manning.

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