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The Scoop - New Black Panther Party leader Quanell X says...
New Black Panther Party leader Quanell X says the Democratic Party has mistreated black people for far too long. #movingUSforward 🇺🇸
Dr. Alveda King: Sen. Warren Used the King Name to Stir Up Emotions
Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., reacts to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) quoting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s wife in the Senate.
Former Ambassador Andrew Young: We lost this election, the Russians didn’t take it
Andrew Young, former U.N. Ambassador under President Jimmy Carter, on the planned boycott of President-elect Trump’s inauguration and why Democrats lost the ...
Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech - YouTube
Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather began ...
'Old Dixie Highway' renamed for Barack Obama crosses Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
As a strike against its "racist" past, a city in Florida has renamed a stretch of Old Dixie Highway for Barack Obama.
8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
Dr. King Is Assassinated - Apr 04, 1968
On this day in History, Dr. King is assassinated on Apr 04, 1968. Just after 6 p.m. on April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. is fatally shot while standing on the balcony outside his second-story room...
Ruby Dee, actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91
Ruby Dee, an actress who defied segregation-era stereotypes by landing lead roles in movies and on Broadway while maintaining a second high-profile career as a civil rights advocate, including emceein...
The Woman Who Almost Killed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
It’s a forgotten story in which the Civil Rights movement narrowly escaped a crippling blow in 1958. It’s also the story of the woman who tried to be an assassin and failed and is now very old, free,...
Blurred Lines jury awards Marvin Gaye family $7m
A jury in the US rules that the writers of Blurred Lines - one of the best selling singles of all time - copied a Marvin Gaye track from 1977.
Black History Month menu at university features fried chicken, collard greens
Menu at Ohio’s Wright State University showing image of Martin Luther King Jr prompts apologies from dining service and institution’s president
J. Edgar Hoover’s wretched attempt to destroy Martin Luther King in a letter
Beverly Gage is a Yale University professor who finds ways to tell us about our present by looking at the past. She is married to a friend of mine, Dan Perkins, who is better known as the cartoonist T...
Florence Kelley
Florence Kelley (September 12, 1859 – February 17, 1932) was a social and political reformer. Her work against sweatshops and for the minimum wage, eight-hour workdays, and children's rights is ...
Florence Kelley - Wikipedia
Nannie Helen Burroughs
Nannie Helen Burroughs, (May 2, 1878 – May 20, 1961) was an African-American educator, orator, religious leader, civil rights activist, feminist and businesswoman in the United States. She gaine...
Nannie Helen Burroughs - Wikipedia
Diana Bajoie
Diana E. Bajoie (born February 8, 1948) is the director of community relations for the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans and a Democratic former member of both houses of the Louisiana State Legis...
Dr. Alveda King: Sen. Warren Used the King Name to Stir Up Emotions
Dr. Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., reacts to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) quoting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s wife in the Senate.
Anne Moody
Anne Moody (September 15, 1940 – February 5, 2015) was an African-American author who wrote about her experiences growing up poor and black in rural Mississippi, joining the Civil Rights Movement, and...
Morris Dees
Morris Seligman Dees, Jr. (born December 16, 1936) is the co-founder and chief trial counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), and a former market engineer for book publishing. Along with hi...
8 Key Contributors To The Underground Railroad
In the decades preceding the Civil War, up to 100,000 slaves escaped to the Northern free states or the “promised land” of Canada. Most received help along the way from abolitionists, who ran a vast, ...
Ethel Minor
Ethel Minor (November 26, 1922 - June 25, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas) is a political figure and civil rights activist. Minor was reared in Columbus, Texas and returned to San Antonio in 1944 to work a...
United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2010
Elections were held on November 2, 2010, to determine Georgia's 13 members of the United States House of Representatives. Representatives were elected for two-year terms to serve in the 112th United S...
United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2010 - Wikipedia
Ruby Dee, actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91
Ruby Dee, an actress who defied segregation-era stereotypes by landing lead roles in movies and on Broadway while maintaining a second high-profile career as a civil rights advocate, including emceein...