Tag Archives: Civil Rights Movement

Civil Rights Summit to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

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Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

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Photos| Let Freedom Ring| MOW50th Anniversary

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Friday Open Thread | 1963 March on Washington Heroes: Martin Luther King, Jr.

This week is the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Justice and Jobs. Let’s look back at some of the heroes of the March. Today’s Hero is the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I believe most … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | 1963 March on Washington Heroes: Whitney Young & Roy Wilkins

This week is the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Justice and Jobs. Let’s look back at some of the heroes of the March. Today’s Heroes are Whitney Young & Roy Wilkins   Whitney Moore Young Jr. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | 1963 March on Washington Heroes: John Lewis

This week is the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Justice and Jobs. Let’s look back at some of the heroes of the March. Today’s Hero is John Lewis.   John Robert Lewis (born February 21, 1940) … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | 1963 March on Washington Heroes: Asa Philip Randolph

This week is the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Justice and Jobs. Let’s look back at some of the heroes of the March.   Today’s hero is Asa Philip Randolph.   Asa[1] Philip Randolph (April 15, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | 1963 March on Washington Heroes: Bayard Rustin

This week is the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Justice and Jobs. Let’s look back at some of the heroes of the March. Today’s Hero is Bayard Rustin.   Bayard Rustin (/ˈbaɪərd/; March 17, 1912 – … Continue reading

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3 Chics Politicians’ “Revisionist” History Watchlist During the Obama Presidency

REVISONIST HISTORY: Revisionist history carries both positive and negative connotations. Each has its own entry. Historical revisionism, the reinterpretation of orthodox views on evidence, motivations, and decision-making processes surrounding a historical event Historical revisionism (negationism), either the legitimate scholastic re-examination … Continue reading

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‘Four little girls’ of Birmingham remembered: Bill seeks to award ’63 church bombing victims

MSNBC It’s been nearly 50 years since four young girls were killed after members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb at their Sunday school in Birmingham, Ala., simply because of the color of their skin. But five decades … Continue reading

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