In light of Black History Month, can you imagine the kind of scrutiny civil rights icons like Medgar Wiley Evers and their families must have faced during the civil rights movement? Alongside the U.S. mainstream media, the U.S. Postal Service’s engagement likely involved fabricating lots of evidence, launching frivolous investigations, and snooping through tons of mail. The powers that the U.S. Postal Service holds to arbitrarily open mail are enormous. Needless to say, a corrupt and racist postal service put the entire civil rights movement at grave risk of constant infiltration and failure.
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Food for thought: Considering its history, do you trust the U.S. Postal Service today?
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