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  • Rep. John Lewis, the only surviving member of civil rights 'Big 6' and the Selma march, is a hero on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He's a 14-term U.S. Congressman from Georgia.
    Voting Rights Act 50th anniversary honored in D.C. exhibits but battle continues
    The Voting Rights Act of 1965, landmark civil rights legislation that President Lyndon Johnson signed into law half a century ago Aug. 6, is being honored in Washington with exhibits at the National Archives, the Newseum, and the Library of...
  • Baltimore residents celebrate May 1 ruling that Freddie Gray's death while in police custody was a homicide and criminal charges would be filed
    Civil rights discussions and film festival throughout Washington, D.C.
    TheMarch on Washington Film FestivalJuly 15-25, with events at the Supreme Court and the Capitol Building, partners with theNational ArchivesJuly 16 to present civil rights activists and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors discussing that explosive era...
  • DONALD TRUMP
    Dump Donald Trump crusade: African Americans could learn from the Hispanics
    Indomitable Donald Trump, the pompously outspoken American business mogul, investor, and television personality who recently announced his bid for the 2016 presidential race candidate has finally met his waterloo, and it was not about Barack Obama...
  • Race quotes that matter
    Race quotes that matter
    When the system of the institution allows discrimination and encourages a hierarchy based on race and denial because of skin color this supports division, inequalities and racial bullying against Black and other people of color. When an...
  • Black Hate in Charleston, South Carolina continues
    Black hate in Charleston, South Carolina continues
    On Wednesday, June 17, 2015 it was reported, nine members of the historic Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was inhumanely gunned-down while in the process of praying. The Pastor of the church State Senator Clemente Pinckney was among...
  • Social Action as Performance Art: Rachel Dolazel and "Blackface?
    Social Action as Performance Art: Rachel Dolazel and "Blackface?"
    In an interview on the Today Show with Matt Lauer, Rachel Dolezal, whose racial identity has set Twitter afire, says that she doesn’t “put on black face as a performance.” Yet many, her estranged Caucasian parents included,...
  • One Human Race
    One Human Race
    People are divided into races for various purposes. Some use color; black, white, yellow or red while others use origin or religion to divide people by race. Because of hatred, discrimination and abuse levied upon persons of color many continue to...
  • Dr. Cole and Cheryl Boyce, Multiple Myeloma Awareness
    African Americans need to be aware of multiple myeloma
    African Americans have a high rate for this blood cancerMultiple myeloma is a cancer that forms in plasma cells that help you fight infections by making antibodies that recognize and attack germs. Multiple myeloma causes cancer cells to accumulate...
  • Jessica Williams
    Interview with Jessica Williams, Makeup Artist for FOX TV's hit show Empire
    Chicago native Jessica Williams is a makeup artist for Fox Television's hit-show “Empire”. Ms. Williams is a 20 year veteran film and entertainment makeup artist who has risen above adversity to become one of the leading African...
  • Mississippi Governor Bryant addresses a Constituency
    Black America building a strong GOP influence in Mississippi
    Governor Phil Bryant and Mississippi GOP Chairman Joe Nosef joined Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney in Jackson, MS to address the spring policy meeting of E3 Vanguard.The group was founded in 2013 by black Mississippians to grow the Republican...
  • Selma, Alabama
    Living in the white world
    The news report said that no Republican leaders will attend the 50th anniversary of the march in Selma Alabama today. President Obama will be there. Critics say that is a wrong signal and it surely is. The white party is a no show, and why is that...
  • Library of Congress adds 50 items to Civil Rights Act powerful exhibit and extends it to Jan. 2
    Library of Congress adds 50 items to Civil Rights Act exhibit and extends it
    The Library of Congressis extending its powerful exhibit, "The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom", through Jan. 2, 2016, and adding 50 new items on March 7, including some from its newly acquired Rosa Parks Collection...
  • The souls of black people
    A commentary on Black History Month
    Proverbs 29:18 King James Version (KJV)“Where there is no vision, the people perish:”Black History Month, or National African American History Month is once again begging for its annual recognition. Feb. 1 to Feb. 28 has been set aside...
  • Rosa Parks' arrest for refusing to relinquish her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Ala. in 1955. Sparked bus boycott and Supreme Court decision integrating transportation
    Rosa Parks papers and exhibit at Library of Congress show hero's 'core of steel'
    "I had been pushed around all my life and felt at this moment that I couldn't take it any more," Rosa Parks wrote about refusing to relinquish her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955. The Library of Congress, the new home for the...
  •                            A look at Presidential candidates and their views on race
    A look at Presidential candidates and their views on race
    As we move closer to 2016 we begin to look closer at the prospects for President and begin to wonder who will take the place of 44, President Barack Hussein Obama. What has become apparent is that the African American vote is important in...
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