Daily Archives: February 5, 2015

Black History | School for black civil rights activists

The African American community created schools to train civil rights activists in effective methods of non-violent protest, voter registration, literacy and the like. Education and training was one way that helped African Americans gain back their freedom not only legally … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Willie Hutch Week

Hutch returned to Motown in 1982, where he scored the disco hit, “In and Out“, that same year and also recorded a song for the film The Last Dragon in 1985 called “The Glow”. Hutch left Motown again by the … Continue reading

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