Category Archives: The South

The South

Black Panthers (1968) part 4


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As nation mourns racist murders, Confederate Flag of hate still flies over South Carolina

Donald Trump’s support among African-American voters has plunged to a new low — and the New York Daily News wanted to make sure the Republican presidential candidate knew it: Tomorrow’s front page ORANGE IS NOT THE NEW BLACK: Only 1% of African-Americans back Trump – New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) June 30, 2016 According to the Quinnipiac University poll, just 1 percent of African-American voters supported Trump. That was well behind

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Who Was Malcom X and Why Was He Assassinated – An Insider’s View

This Sunday’s highly anticipated BET Awards boasted lots of fantastic performances from the likes of Beyoncé, Erykah Badu and Desiigner. But the stars for this year’s show were bringing heat not just to the stage, but to the red carpet, too. Everyone from Gabrielle Union to host Tracee Ellis Ross came out with looks that were sleek, chic and just a little daring. Perhaps the best look of the night came from Janelle Monae in a striped black-and-white suit which she told red carpet host Llyod

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A Way Out of No Way: The Spiritual Memoirs of Andrew Young

The stirring spiritual memoirs of Andrew Young–civil rights activist, minister, and statesman–show how God’s hand led him through some of the most significant experiences of 20th-century America. Filled with eyewitness anecdotes, this is a vivid account of the civil rights struggle, told from a faith perspective. (Cover Title)

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Four reasons for labor to cheer in the South

Labor activists and other progressive folks in the South have four brand-new reasons to cheer: a United Auto Workers triumph in Chattanooga, the rare criminal conviction of a coal mining boss in connection with the death of miners who worked for him, the triumph of a populist Democrat in Louisiana’s gubernatorial race, and a union triumph in Laurel, Mississippi. All four events took place in recent weeks. Whether they signal more changes to come remains uncertain, but we’ll take good news

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