Category Archives: History

Photos: Dr Martin Luther King’s 1965 #Selma March

Hat tip Essence

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Justice Department Selects First Indian Country Legal Fellow

Charisse Arce was recently chosen by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., from a large pool of highly talented and qualified individuals, as the first Gaye L. Tenoso Indian Country Legal Fellow. Arce of Bristol Bay, will serve a three-year … Continue reading

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“Just Mercy”: Bryan Stevenson on Ferguson, Prison Reform & Why the Opposite of Poverty is Justice

Hat tip: Democracy Now LIZA: “This is an excellent interview with Bryan Stevenson. Amy Goodman deserves much credit. She is the only TV reporter with anything close to a national audience who consistently reports truthfully on Ferguson and many other … Continue reading

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Ancient Treasures of Native American Culture

DAILY MAIL: According to the Library of Congress’ website: ‘When European settlers arrived on the North American continent at the end of the fifteenth century, they encountered diverse Native American cultures—as many as 900,000 inhabitants with over 300 different languages.’ … Continue reading

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President Obama’s 2008 “A More Perfect Union” Speech

For all Americans who want to know President Obama’s views on RACE… President Obama’s TIMELESS speech on RACE.

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Civil Rights Era to Michael Brown | 50 Years of Hate | Rep John Lewis Says POTUS Should Declare Martial Law in Ferguson!

WE STAND IN SUPPORT OF MICHAEL BROWN  HIS PARENTS & THE CITIZENS OF FERGUSON!  God Bless Michael Brown Sr. & Lesley McSpadden. Don’t be fooled by the folks screaming the loudest about No federal troops! No Martial law! Let the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday President Barack Obama!

Today is the birthday for the 44th President of the United States: Barack Hussein Obama II Happy Birthday, Mr. President!!  

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