Tag Archives: Civil Rights Movement

Prayers For American Icon Congressman John Lewis😢😢😢😢

I am devastated😢😢😢😢 Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | A Piece of History That All Should Know

I learn something new everyday. I had never heard of this American Hero. Meet The Fearless Cook Who Secretly Fed — And Funded — The Civil Rights Movement January 15, 20187:00 AM ET In December 1955, after Rosa Parks refused … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Birthday Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For all you did for us as a country.. You were a true patriot. A true believer in this country. The lives you changed are still happening. Your ripples are still moving through time. Thank you.

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The John Birch Society started the ‘Support Your Local Police’

The John Birch Society opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, claiming it violated the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and overstepped individual ‘states rights’ to enact laws regarding civil rights.

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Happy Birthday Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And Thank You.

Today is the official celebration of the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Google Doodle from today, and the explanation behind it. Roxbury artist creates Google Doodle for MLK Day By Linda Matchan GLOBE STAFF JANUARY 19, … Continue reading

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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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