Monday, September 16, 2019

Tag: Civil Rights Movement

Jason Riley Out of Line To Compare...

For Blacks in America, the age before the Civil Rights era was a painful, dangerous period, filled with turmoil, hostility and fear. White supremacy...

11 Little Known Facts Everyone Should Know...

Stokely Carmichael Coined the Phrase He later changed his name to Kwame Ture and is credited with introducing the “Black Power” slogan to the 1960s...

World’s First Black Flight Attendant, Doualla-Bell Smith,...

The world's first Black flight attendant did not have friendly skies to serve. Indeed, in making history and opening the path for other African-American...

Civil Rights’ ‘Little Warrior,’ the Rev. Willie...

During a time when the country so desperately needs to look to iconic civil rights leaders of the past in order to create a...

9 Ways Black People Seriously Fought Back...

The notion that the Civil Rights Movement in the South was strictly a nonviolent movement remains a dominant theme and a misrepresentation of history....

LBJ’s Private Conversations About Selma and MLK...

Selma director Ava DuVernay probably won’t receive the apologies she so rightfully deserves after audio recordings of former President Lyndon B. Johnson’s conversations about...

Hypocritical Politics and Bizarre Musical Guests Overshadow...

Civil rights activists are expected to link arms with political leaders from across the nation on Selma’s Edmund Pettus Bridge in order to commemorate...

Civil Rights Activists Make a Major Push...

As the nation is in the midst of what many consider to be a new wave of the Civil Rights Movement, activists are pushing...

Confession: Why I Never Liked Rosa Parks

I was born in Brooklyn in 1945. Rosa Parks was 32 years my senior. We never met, but I’ve disliked her for the past...

These Shocking Stories Of Well Organized White...

Video by American Experience

Former Coach George Raveling Owns, But Won’t...

Martin Luther King Day always takes former college basketball coach George Raveling back to a special time in his life: the 1963 March on...

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Speech on the...

The way Congressman John Lewis sees it, you probably never heard what he considers one of Martin Luther King most dynamic and meaningful speeches,...

#BlackLivesMatter: Black Liberation Movements in South Africa...

South Africa and the United States are presently in the early stages of a militant mass Black movement. In South Africa, MPs affiliated with...

Study: The Ku Klux Klan Played a...

The Ku Klux Klan may be largely responsible for the history of white voters in the deep South showing unwavering support for the Republican...

Iconic Civil Rights Activist Reminds Nation of...

After witnessing more than 100 years of racism and some of the most grueling displays of police brutality the country has dished out, iconic...