August 28, 2013
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GUEST COMMENTARY: The Albany area should show its pride in the record-setting athlete and teacher
Alice Coachman made us proud to be from Albany. Now it’s our turn to make her proud.
There is a long tradition in this country of fighting for our freedom. From the 1773 Boston Tea Party through the 1861 Civil War to the Freedom March of 1963. Each time, the cause was the result of citizens who felt they were not accorded their due dignity, respect and rights they were entitled to.