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Created by dipity on Nov 10, 2009
Last updated: 04/28/11 at 12:10 AM
...other month. Consider this unscientific quiz that the two of us have been conducting: Ask a friend, black or white, to name a civil-rights leader of the 19th century who was African American. Then wait. See the quizzical look on your friend's face. Nineteenth...
...dream a little for Black History Month and imagine the civil-rights movement of the 21st century taking on gun violence. Guns have contributed to an unforgivable rate of black homicides. Missouri ranked No. 1 in black homicides in the United States for the...
...husband, William Bradford Huie, was a celebrated author and investigative journalist who chronicled the events of the civil rights movement and broke the story when two white men confessed to the 1955 murder of Emmett Till, a black teen. Withers, too, had...
...Florida as paradise. "We went there to let them know that it wasn't," she said. John Due was also a trailblazer in the civil rights movement. He said he was living in the North when he saw that students at Florida A&M and other historically black colleges...
...practical politics to help change things." As part of the project, Browder and Stanberry conducted interviews with black civil rights leaders and white politicians. When they started working on the project, they realized how different their views were on race...
...Augustine Mayor Joe Boles will be among those honoring civil rights patriarch Andrew Young on Feb. 25 at a New York City gala celebrating the former U.S. ambassador and Atlanta mayor. Boles will attend the black-tie Emmy Awards event hosted by longtime NBC...
...to Pittsburgh late last year. At the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, named after the prominent black playwright, civil rights division chief Tom Perez told a crowd filled with dozens of activists for racial and gender equality that they'd...
...– and launching Black History Month in Chicago – with "Godmother: A Music and Dance Tribute to Dorothy Height and the Civil Rights Movement," which will be filmed for broadcast next year. The evening will trace the struggles and triumphs of Height's remarkable...
The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s is a watershed moment in American history. Explore the power of educational simulations and serious games with this Second Life experience created by doctoral students at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. This Second Life machinima highlights four areas of exploration: the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, the 1963 March on Washington, the 1964 Mississippi Freedom School Movement, and the 1965 Voting Rights March from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. Watch the trailer in first life. Take the journey in Second Life.
The State Journal-Register (blog)Of White Feminism, Civil Rights, and Giant Negroes: Mad Men's Episode, “The ...AlterNet (blog)Whether from the Civil Rights Movement, a growing anti-war movement, or the increasing assertion by white middle class women of their own self-interested ...Mad Men Watch: Women's MovementsTIME (blog)Mad Men: "The Beautiful Girls" Revolve Around the Not So Beautiful Men and the ...Huffington PostMad Men, Season 4Slate MagazineWall Street Journal (blog) -Hollywood.com -TVOvermindall 78 news articles »
Heritage.org (blog)J. Christian Adams' desperate quest for "proof"Media Matters for America (blog)According to Judicial Watch, the emails "contradict testimony" given by Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez before the Civil Rights Commission in May, ...The CornerNational Review Onlineall 3 news articles »
Black Panther case roars back to lifeWashington TimesOn May 14, Mr. Perez swore under oath before the US Commission on Civil Rights that there was no "political leadership involved in the decision not to ...Political Appointee Involved in Obama Justice Department Decision to Drop ...PR Newswire (press release)Judicial Watch finds DOJ document that shows Obama politico involved in New ...Washington Examiner (blog)Did DOJ Misrepresent Disposition of New Black Panther Case?Power Line (blog)all 13 news articles »
Civil Rights Museum gets artifacts from Johnnie Johnson caseWFXL FOX 31... hire more black workers and adjust pay scales. Members of Johnson's family say it was one the defining moments of the civil rights movement in Albany. ...
Virginia Governor Unveils Civil Rights Activist Portrait in State Capitol CeremonyBlack Voice NewsShe was only 16, but her role in the Civil Rights Movement was one of great importance. And now the commonwealth of Virginia is again ready to honor Barbara ...
What To Do About The Congressional Black Caucus?Eurasia ReviewChannel surfing, I landed on C-span featuring a conference on civil rights by the Congressional Black Caucus. Lord help us! I tuned in during the panel ...and more »
NAACP convention in Cherry Hill: Tea Party a real concernCherry Hill Courier PostAl Sharpton told guests at the NAACP's state convention here Saturday that civil rights are under fire and that "the basis of the Tea Party is antithetical ...and more »
Black Church Arson in Ohio Brings Federal Hate Crime IndictmentCBS NewsThe indictment was detailed at a news conference Friday with the nation's top civil rights attorney, Thomas E. Perez, assistant attorney general for the ...Ohio Man Faces Hate Crimes Charge in Church ArsonClaimsJournal.comall 3 news articles »
Seattle Post IntelligencerObama rallies base, urging Congressional Black Caucus to drum up grass-roots ...Washington Post"What made the civil rights movement possible were foot soldiers like so many of you, sitting down at lunch counters and standing up for freedom. ...Obama salutes black caucus as the 'conscience' of the US CongressLos Angeles Times (blog)Obama to Congressional Black Caucus: 'We've got more work to do'USA TodayObama to CBC: 'Time for Action Is Now'CQPolitics.com (blog)Chicago Sun-Times (blog) -Denver Postall 956 news articles »
Washington PostCivil rights activist Ronald W. Walters remembered as 'understated, but an ...Washington PostMany people don't know about the 1958 Wichita protests, which ended when the store owner agreed to serve black diners. But to the lions of the civil rights ...Jackson to deliver eulogy for Ron Walters, remembered for early Kansas civil ...fox4kc.comall 12 news articles »
PoliJAM (blog)Sharpton to debut TV showRichmond Times DispatchThe Hollywood Reporter said on its website that the civil-rights advocate will reveal his 30-minute show, "Education Superhighway," today at the ...Sharpton planning Sunday a.m. TV showUPI.comSharpton's Sunday showPolitico (blog)Al Sharpton To Talk About Educational Issues From Sept' 26 On “Educational ...Entertainment and Showbiz! (blog)Thaindian.com -Hip Hop Press (press release)all 26 news articles »
groups urge Strike Force grand juryMinneapolis Star TribuneCivil rights groups don't buy the explanation for why no charges were filed against police in the unit. By CHRIS HAVENS, Star Tribune Civil rights groups ...and more »
Marijuana law reform is a civil rights issueSan Francisco ChronicleAt the time, he was roundly criticized for speaking out on an issue considered outside the purview of civil rights leaders. King understood better than most ...
Sydney Morning HeraldCivil Rights Photographer May Have Led Double Life as FBI InformantNewsHourMARGARET WARNER: A freelance photographer for the black press in the 1950s and 1960s, Ernest Withers chronicled landmark moments in the battle for civil ...Charges That a Civil Rights Hero Was an FBI Spy Shouldn't Shock UsColorLines magazineThe Outting Of A Black FBI Informant & The Martin Luther King AssassinationThe Moderate VoiceErnest Withers: Civil Rights Photographer, FBI InformantILLUMECBS News -Memphis Commercial Appeal (blog) -Eurweb.comall 124 news articles »
Heritage.org (blog)Civil Rights Group Seeks a 'National Conversation'Education Week NewsRobert P. Moses, famous for his work in the 1960s in fighting for the voting rights of poor black sharecroppers, spoke about his more recent efforts to use ...Civil Rights in the 21st CenturyHeritage.org (blog)all 2 news articles »
Black and White BallCarolina Peacemakerby Staff The International Civil Rights Center & Museum hosted its fourth annual Black & White Ball on Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Grandover Resort and ...and more »
BrooklynPapers.comSaint be praised? Church moves to beatify Civil Rights priest from Bed-StuyBrooklynPapers.comMsgr. Bernard J. Quinn, founder of St. Peter Claver Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant and an early proponent of black civil rights, ...
Red and BlackBlack and gay rights relatedRed and BlackPHOTO BY AJ REYNOLDS Attendees wrestled with the idea of how much the black and gay civil rights movements have in common . Dawn Bennett-Alexander ...
My Fox BostonProbe in New Black Panther caseWashington PostThe Justice Department's internal watchdog is investigating allegations that its civil rights division enforced voting laws in a racially ...DOJ's Internal Watchdog Announces Investigation Into Civil Rights EnforcementFOXNews (blog)Inspector General Investigates DOJThe New AmericanDOJ Inspector General To Investigate Obama Voting Rights RecordExaminer.comTPMMuckraker (blog) -American Thinker (blog) -Main Justiceall 180 news articles »
News OneRon Walters was a One-Man Civil Rights MovementWashington Informer“It is the task of modern civil rights organizations to make the demand that equality be achieved, that fairness be the rule of conduct of all American ...Civil rights activist Ronald Walters dies at 72KSN-TVkwch-news-cd-civil-rights-leader-diesKansas CWCongressional Black Caucus remembers Dr. Ronald WaltersThe Hill (blog)Washington Post -New York Times -Black Voice Newsall 43 news articles »
New York Daily NewsMan convicted in 1990s NYC race riots is stabbedThe Associated PressNelson, who was 16 at the time, was acquitted of state murder charges but was convicted of federal civil rights charges after Rosenbaum's death. ...Crown Heights Race Riot Figure StabbedNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVLemrick Nelson stabbed in the head with ice pick, 19 years after knifing ...New York Daily NewsCrown Heights Stabber Stabbed In HeadThe Right Perspective (blog)New York Postall 279 news articles »
Good Works Can't Compensate for Mormon Assault on Others' Civil RightsHuffington Post (blog)... took hold in the 1970s, the church had extended the priesthood to black men, and begun allowing women to do things like pray in sacrament meetings. ...and more »
Washington PostGuidebook that aided black travelers during segregation reveals vastly ...Washington PostThis week's reading at the Lincoln, a repolished jewel of Black Broadway in the center of the old city within a city, will feature civil rights leader ...and more »
NC civil rights museum won't make attendance goalWRAL.comGREENSBORO, NC — A recent report on attendance at North Carolina's newest civil rights museum shows that despite widespread publicity, fewer than 6 percent ...Annual Ball Commemorates Five Decades Of Civil Rights ActivismWFMY News 2Museum's focus turns to attendanceGreensboro News & RecordNC Civil Rights Museum Won't Make Attendance GoalWCTI12.comMyrtle Beach Sun News -WBTVall 21 news articles »
Exton pair files civil rights lawsuit against State PoliceDelaware County Daily TimesZachary Bare, along with his mother, filed the civil rights claim in US District Court in Philadelphia Sept. 8, more than a year after a state trooper ...and more »
Kansas City StarCivil-rights figure Jefferson Thomas remembered as heroColumbus DispatchTed Strickland, paid their respects yesterday before the civil-rights pioneer's casket before the service began. After embracing Thomas' wife, Mary, ...Jefferson Thomas and the Courage of ChildrenBlack Star NewsFinal Chapters | Recent deaths in the newsKansas City Starall 3 news articles »
Wayne State prof urges people to dig deeper into Rosa Parks' storyDetroit Free PressMcGuire's stuff is African-American history, particularly the civil rights movement. But there are critical details about the movement that she believes ...and more »
City's post-Civil War freedom ridersPhiladelphia InquirerHis name was Octavius Catto, and he and his allies waged their battles for civil rights a century before Birmingham and Selma. In their new book "Tasting ...and more »
Washington PostScholar Ronald W. Walters led what is considered to be the first lunch-counter ...Washington PostDr. Walters was both an academic and an activist, cementing his credentials with his early involvement in the civil rights movement. ...and more »
Ronald Walters, U-Md. scholar of race and politics, dies at 72Washington Post (blog)... and one of the Washington area's most respected public intellectuals on matters of race, civil rights and public policy, died Friday at age 72. ...and more »
...blacks otherwise is a tremendous disservice and betrayal. While Black America is truly being betrayed and abused by the Black Civil Rights Mafia, most blacks erroneously believe their enemies are Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin and the tea parties. Please allow me...
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Glenn Beck, Alveda King, and Reproductive RightsRH Reality Check (blog)Alveda King figures prominently in this scheme - with her ludicrous charges of abortion as "black genocide" and her comparison of anti-choice activists to ...
New school is example of how far civil rights have comeVictoria AdvocateWhile Cade was grooming himself to become an educator, the world of education and civil rights were also going through a big transformation. ...
The Atlantic (blog)The Content of our FoolishnessHuffington Post (blog)On the other side was a consortium of prominent civil rights icons, staring it all down in frustration over what they saw as the FOX talk-show host's ...Glenn Beck Co-Opts God, Civil Rights, and Patriotism: A Tea Party Rally SummaryCare2.com (blog)McClellan: Beck's rally had plenty of rights and wrongsSt. Louis Post-DispatchBlack community wary as far right taps into civil rights heritageIrish TimesChattahBox -CBS News -TODAYonlineall 4,505 news articles »
TruthdigRacial Epithets Belong In PastHarrisonburg Daily News RecordMartin Luther King and the Civil Rights fighters — there is a single black American who thinks using the N-word is so cool, deeply disappoints me. ...The Resignation of Dr. LauraWashington InformerThe State of Our Interracial UnionsTruthdigall 9 news articles »
Revisiting Black History on Martha's VineyardNew York Times“This is one of the most integrated communities, racially and economically, that there is,” said Vernon Jordan, the lawyer and former civil rights leader, ...and more »
Maryland's Darryl Hill helped integrate the gameAtlanta Journal Constitution... professor of history at Central Michigan University, author of “Integrating the Gridiron: Black Civil Rights and American Football. ...
New York Daily NewsGlenn Beck: Master Politician or Master BaiterNEWS JUNKIE POSTBeck's plan will put the power back in the hands of the majority that fought against the civil rights movement. The Black Robe Brigade that Beck introduced ...One Year Later, Glenn “I Promise Not To Bury My Mistakes” Beck Says It Is ...News Hounds (blog)Beck: People don't recognize 'Obama's version of Christianity'Washington PostBeck: I don't think I'm electableThe Hill (blog)Topeka Capital Journal -Lez Get Realall 95 news articles »
Wanted: Black Male Teachers Across the NationWashington InformerMark Brewer believes the Civil Rights movement may have actually had an adverse effect on Black male teachers. “About 30 years ago the education field was ...and more »
New Zealand HeraldIslamic center's struggle echoes that of African-AmericansCNN[Al Maaidah 5: 8] I realized then that as an heir through the civil rights and black power movements, and now as a Muslim, I am building a bridge from one ...Rap emerges as an added form of Muslim expression and mobilizationDaily Star - LebanonDo you blame all Muslims for 9/11?Woonsocket CallSupporters of the Ground Zero Mosque Don't Get ItLawrence Journal World (blog)News.Azall 740 news articles »
Book review: 'The Cross of Redemption' by James Baldwin, edited by Randall KenanDallas Morning NewsIn "We Can Change the Country," a 1963 speech, Baldwin sounds both ancestral and immediate in his call for civil rights, imploring: "If we don't now move, ...and more »