A New March for the Old Grey Lady

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The news is heavy.

Nothing like tea and reading about the world to wake you up Nothing like tea and reading about the world to wake you up

Flipping through the many pages of the first print issue of a newspaper I’d touched in years, this was my first thought. Though I love reading printed books, my long foray with digital readers had made me forget the weight of paper, and though slightly foreign, it felt good to hold something covered in ink.

Intrigued by a large photo on the front of the New York Times Weekend Arts page, I read A Long March Into History which details  the events and photos of the Civil Rights March from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.

Martin Luther King leading march from Selma to Montgomery to protest lack of voting rights for African Americans. Beside King is John Lewis, Reverend Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy. March 1965. (Photo Credit: Steve Schapiro/Corbis) Source: http://www.history.com/photos/martin-luther-king-jr/photo8 Martin Luther King leading march from Selma to Montgomery to protest lack of voting rights for African Americans. Beside King is John Lewis, Reverend Jesse Douglas, James Forman and Ralph Abernathy. March 1965. (Photo Credit: Steve Schapiro/Corbis)
Source: http://www.history.com/photos/martin-luther-king-jr/photo8

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