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Lincoln, Obama, and historic second inaugural addresses

February 18, 2013 By Malcolm Lazin

Malcom Lazin from the Equality Forum compares how President Abraham Lincoln and President Barack Obama evolved on two landmark civil rights issues, in two radically different eras.

Abraham Lincoln and the two 13th Amendments

December 14, 2012 By Malcolm Lazin

Malcolm Lazin from the Equality Forum looks at Abraham Lincoln's connection to a proposed Constitutional amendment that would have legalized slavery in the South, four years before he fought for a 13th amendment that banned it.

The Great Emancipator: Abraham Lincoln…or Martin Luther King, Jr.?

February 20, 2012 By Malcolm Lazin

In the fictional “Killing Lincoln,” Bill O’Reilly touts Lincoln as our best president. In part, that accolade is based on the perception of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator.

Equality Forum website provides 31 new icons for LGBT History Month

October 3, 2011 By Malcolm Lazin

LGBT History Month honors civil rights activists, heroes and pioneers.

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