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Andrew Bolsinger Interview – Al Sharpton Accused of Spying on Black Activists 4-24-14 – TheAHNShow

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Brazil: Possible human rights setback if opposition wins vote

Brazil is about to close the page of the Truth Commissions created by outgoing president Dilma Roussef. Human rights organizations and activists, however, expect it to be only the beginning on the path to historical truth, memory and justice. However, days before the presidential elections, the fear is that there could be a possible setback in terms of human rights policies if the conservative candidates were to win the elections. The truth commissions created by Roussef will end their work
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Those of us who fought to empower the disenfranchised in the 1960s, we veterans of the Southern Civil Rights Movement are now called upon to defend everything we have won. We now have the opportunity to join, at its inception, the 99 Spring in tribute to our own Mississippi Summer. We can
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RBG | “The Black Power MixTape” Excerpts from the Acclaimed Swedish Documentary


In the late ’60s, after the assassination of both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, the civil rights movement in America gave way to a more militant breed of activists who were demanding greater self-determination for the African-American community and the right to defend themselves against a system they felt was stacked against them. A number of journalists for Swedish television were fascinated with the rise of the Black Panther Party and
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Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

Huckabee won’t be ‘baited’ into Confederate flag debate, says it’s not a ‘presidential’ issue
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said on Sunday he wouldn’t be “baited” into the politically charged Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, joining a group of fellow GOP White House contenders that says the state must decide.
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The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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A Slave\’s Rebellion… the Denmark Vesey Story

Denmark Vesey, or Telemaque while enslaved, (1767 – July 2, 1822) was an African-American man who was most famous for planning a slave rebellion in the United States in 1822. He was enslaved in South Carolina. After purchasing his freedom, he planned an extensive slave rebellion. Word of the plans was leaked, and authorities arrested the plot’s leaders at Charleston, South Carolina, before theRead more…

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