Herbert Marcuse Born, Sandinistas Rising, Trayvon Obama

On This Progressive Day: July 19
Five womyn are hanged for witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts (1692)

The Progressive Sandinista rebels overthrow the U.S.-backed government of the Somoza family in Nicaragua (1979)

Following the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman murder trial, President B. Hussein Obama gives a big speech in the White House Press Room, in which he says, famously, "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago." (2013)

b: Herbert Marcuse (1898), George McGovern (1922); d: Sarah Good, Susannah Martin (1692), Maurice J. Tobin (1953)

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