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briancassella:

Granville T Woods Math & Science Academy, 6206 S Racine in West Englewood. Opened 1965, closed 2013. #cpsgone Named for an African American engineer and inventor who developed many improvements to the railroad system.

Chicago Tribune photographer Brian Cassella visits all of the nearly 50 buildings shuttered by CPS on the first day of school. 

briancassella:

Granville T Woods Math & Science Academy, 6206 S Racine in West Englewood. Opened 1965, closed 2013. #cpsgone Named for an African American engineer and inventor who developed many improvements to the railroad system.

Chicago Tribune photographer Brian Cassella visits all of the nearly 50 buildings shuttered by CPS on the first day of school. 

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How unique in all of the world, that one nation that was the resting point from people groups all across the world. It didn’t matter the color of their skin, it didn’t matter their language, it didn’t matter their economic status. Once you got here, we were all the same. Isn’t that remarkable?

In the Words of Michele Bachmann

(Probably a surprise to America’s early slaves and slaveowners, and the many different minority groups who were effectively second-class citizens for much of U.S. history.)