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What Percentage Of African Americans Took Part In The Civil Rights Movement?

100% of the African-American population took part in the Civil Rights Movement. Then, as now; there are no neutral positions, or as Howard Zinn put it, “you can’t be neutral The post What Percentage Of African Americans Took Part In The Civil Ri...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Feb 9, 2016

REAL FRIENDSHIP: Set free by the spiritual calling within us

Here we are in a new year, 2015. Over the holidays I was vividly aware of the true message that Jesus brought. His birth brought […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 27, 2015

ROSA LOUISE McCAULEY PARKS

ROSA PARKS BORN 102 YEARS AGO Tuskegee, Alabama (JFK+50) Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, the acknowledged mother of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s, was born here in Tuskegee 102 years ago today, February 4, 1913.Mrs. Park...
by JFK+50 on Feb 4, 2015

I visited Martin Luther King's Childhood Home

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, I wanted to share a few pictures that I took when I visited his childhood home and the MLK Center for Non-Violent Social Change in Atlanta.  What a memorable trip. This is a picture of my sister and me sitting...
by Mother 2 Mother on Jan 17, 2015

QUEEN MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

SEPTIMA CLARK:  QUEEN MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENTCharleston, South Carolina (JFK+50) On our tour of the Council Chamber of the city of Charleston last week, we saw a portrait of Septima Poinsette Clark.* In today's post we will take...
by JFK+50 on Jan 12, 2015

Tell the Children the Truth

I've waited to make this post, waited until I had something thoughtful and/or compelling to say about the events and the reactions to them that are occurring in the U.S. I am, of course referring to the two grand jury decisions to not indict the murd...
by The Rising of a Queen on Dec 9, 2014

Remembering 60 Years Since Brown v. Board of Education

Today, 60 years ago in 1951, the Sumner School in Topeka, Kansas refused to admit 9-year-old Linda Brown because she was black, it unknowingly set the stage for the Supreme Court […]...
by Spaced Out Magazine on May 17, 2014

Fred Phelps is dead: the LGBT community owes him a debt of gratitude

An evil man has departed the Earth, but not before inadvertently making it a better place. Without Contraries is no progression. – Blake Fred Phelps, founder of Topeka’s Westboro Baptist Church, is dead. Over the past several years Phelps...
by Scholars & Rogues on Mar 20, 2014

Lifestyle: Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. | MLK 2014

  Today honoring the memory of this passionate activist for peace, justice and equality.A man who lived by his ideals, and from whom we can still learn much.   "The surest way to be happy is toseek happiness for others." ~Rev. Dr.
by Eco-Style Life Beau Monde on Jan 20, 2014

International “Center” Against Abuse of C….

ICAACT is an Independent Non Profit Human Rights Organization. We work together with a number of NGOs, Civil Rights Movements and Human Rights groups. ICAACT was created to obtain evidence of serious Human Rights abuses for Victims of Electronic Terr...

International “Center” Against Abuse of C….

ICAACT is an Independent Non Profit Human Rights Organization. We work together with a number of NGOs, Civil Rights Movements and Human Rights groups. ICAACT was created to obtain evidence of serious Human Rights abuses for Victims of Electronic Terr...

International “Center” Against Abuse of C….

ICAACT is an Independent Non Profit Human Rights Organization. We work together with a number of NGOs, Civil Rights Movements and Human Rights groups. ICAACT was created to obtain evidence of serious Human Rights abuses for Victims of Electronic Terr...

International "Center" Against Abuse of C….

ICAACT is an Independent Non Profit Human Rights Organization. We work together with a number of NGOs, Civil Rights Movements and Human Rights groups. ICAACT was created to obtain evidence of serious Human Rights abuses for Victims of Electronic Terr...

If I Could Change a Single Moment of the Past

If I could change a single moment of the past, it wouldn’t be a moment of my life. The traumas and failures in my life have never been the result of a single moment but of life’s unfolding drama or mistaken assessments on my part. The single mome...
by Bertram's Blog on Apr 14, 2013

Jackie Robinson Again

It's a Lesson in Civil Rights: Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boseman) didn't just break the baseball color barrier, he also prepared America for the Civil Rights Movement. Sure, it took another two decades to fully materialize, but Jackie Robin...

.A Collision of Two Worlds // Your History + Their History

The last edit in this series examined what is history and whether it’s of any worth. That being said, another question in need of answering is who owns history. In many ways people affirm themselves… Read More →...
by La Rue Jacob on Mar 12, 2013

Editorial: Martin Luther King Jr. quotes 2013

Before Martin Luther King Jr. marched in Alabama and on the Washington mall, Jackie Robinson marched around the bases on major league ball fields. King was 18 years old when Robinson broke the modern color barrier in America's pastime. Robinson&#...

Martin Luther King Day Reminds The World Of His Message Of Peace And Equality

"Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere" - Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr.Today is Martin Luther King Jr. day, celebrating the life and legacy of the great civil rights hero, whose acts of peaceful protest chang...
by Online Business Opportunity on Jan 21, 2013

Remembering Rosa Parks: The Narcissist-in-Chief strikes again!

Last Saturday, on the 57th anniversary of the day that Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus, the White House chose to release this picture to commemorate the day! What picture do you suppose the White House will releas...
by The Political Commentator on Dec 4, 2012

There Is More At Stake Than Money In This Election

“My taxes mean more than your fundamental civil rights” I wish my moderate Republican friends would simply be honest. They all say they’re voting for Romney because of his economic policies (tenuous and ill-formed as they are), and that they di...
by The Political Social Worker on Oct 26, 2012


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