Daily Archives: February 8, 2015

Ava DuVernay, Director: “We (BLACK People) Don’t Need to be Saved by Anyone”

Watch interview here.   Transcript of  60 Minute  Bob Simon interview  With Ava Duvernay This is the real life version of what happened at the foot of that bridge, described in 1965 by CBS News correspondent Bill Stout. Bill Stout: … Continue reading

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Black History | Music and the Civil Rights Movement

Music and singing played a critical role in inspiring, mobilizing, and giving voice to the civil rights movement. ‘‘The freedom songs are playing a strong and vital role in our struggle,’’ said Martin Luther King, Jr., during the Albany Movement. … Continue reading

Posted in Black History, Civil Rights, Democracy, discrimination, Domestic Terrorism, History, Human Rights, Institutional Racism, Jim Crow laws, Music, News, Open Thread, Protests, Racism, Voting Rights, Voting Rights Act | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

Posted in Christianity, Current Events, Faith, Gospel, Inspiration, Music, News, Open Thread, Politics, Praise, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Worship | Tagged , , , , | 86 Comments