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(Peachtree) The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March was a turning point in American history. In the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, the fight for civil rights lay in the hands of children like Audrey Hendricks, Wash Booker, James Stewart, and Arnetta Streeter. We’ve Got a Job tells the little-known story of the 4,000 black elementary, middle, and high school students who voluntarily went to jail between May 2 and May 11, 1963.

Man Booker prize 2001 The True History of the Kelly Gang - About infamous Irish-Australian Ned Kelly is not a history book, but rather an imagined diary from Ned Kelly. Peter Carey does a fantastic job of actualising that time in Australia and the struggles of the recent emigrants there. Read it in the week leading up to and preceding Australia day. Champion! (R 1/2015)

🇵🇹🇵🇹 "I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed." -Booker T. Washington . . . #army #military #exercitoportugues #militarylife #portuguesearmy #values #honor #choices #job #protect #serve #soldier

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Booker, Winning Rocky Senate Bid, Gets a Job to Fit His Profile

Victorious in Rocky Senate Bid, Booker Gets Job to Fit His Profile

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Booker, Winning Rocky Senate Bid, Gets a Job to Fit His Profile

Mayor Cory A. Booker of Newark defeated Steve Lonegan to take the New Jersey seat that Senator Frank R. Lautenberg held until he died in June.

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New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is now referring questions about whether he is being vetted as a potential running mate for Hillary Clinton to her campaign -- a shift from as recently as two weeks ago, when he flatly denied he was in the running for the job.

from NJ.com

Booker: Federal job seekers shouldn't be asked about past run-ins with the law

U.S. Sen Cory Booker and 26 other Senate Democrats have asked President Obama to remove the question about prior convictions from federal job application forms.

from CNN

Hillary Clinton's enviable list of VP choices (Opinion) - CNN.com

Sen. Cory Booker of NJ (former Mayor of Newark) represents many of the values and political outlook that younger voters have been clamoring for. He's worked hard to address some of the biggest domestic issues concerning millennial & Gen X voters, such as job growth, education & anti-corruption measures. He has a strong progressive record on issues of criminal justice reform & financial regulation. He is young, smart & savvy, known for his integrity, and knows how to work his Twitter…