The Movie – The Help – Depics Race Relations

“The situation portrayed in “The Help” didn’t exist only below the Mason-Dixon Line. Growing up in a 1960s liberal middle-class household on Long Island, my mother regularly referred to “the girl,” our 52-year-old housekeeper — and locked up the liquor when she came.” — Peter J. Pitts

Today In History

On Sept. 5, 1972 Terrorists took Israeli athletes hostage at the Munich Olympics. In the end 11 Israeli’s were killed along with five of the terrorists and a German police officer. The live global television coverage marked a turning point in modern terrorism.

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