Posts Tagged ‘ civil rights ’

Editorial: Quickly…A show of hands

July 16, 2016
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Southington Observer

Once again, we were disappointed by the Town Council and their knee jerk reactions. On Monday, they voted, 7-2, to suspend all rules of procedure outlined in the Charter before making a unanimous vote to rename the municipal center in honor of John Weichsel. As we noted last week, we applaud Weichsel’s name being attached…

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Civil rights speaker talks to students at SHS

January 22, 2015
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Civil rights speaker talks to students at SHS

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER On Jan. 15, a Southington High School (SHS) English teacher welcomed a semi-annual guest speaker to talk to students about his experiences during the civil rights movement in the 50s and 60s. Deacon Arthur Miller said he visits around 30 to 40 schools all over the country from Yale to…

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Civil rights activist speaks at SHS

December 7, 2012
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By Tammi Naudus
Author and civil rights activist Arthur Miller spoke about bullying and responsibility at Southington High School last week.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Author and civil rights activist Arthur Miller spoke about bullying and taking responsibility to Southington High School students. After a few years of visiting regularly, he has become a familiar face to the school community. “I try to talk about the greater good,” he said. “If you tell stories, you…

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