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Booker T Washington vs W.E.B. DuBois — Analyzing Their Differences

Alton Sterling, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice… the roster of African Americans killed by police just… Silicon Valley Saviors: Tech to End Police Brutality and More Bloodshed

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Booker T Washington vs W.E.B. DuBois — Analyzing Their Differences

When Barack Obama broke onto the national landscape at the 2004 Democratic convention, he talked optimistically about one America. It was a rallying cry for pluralism and a belief in the basic decency and good in the American people: There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America — there’s the United States of America. There’s not a black America and white America and Latino America and Asian America; there’s the United States of America. Mr. Obama’s narrative gave us hope and
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\”Dream Deferred (Harlem)\” Langston Hughes poem GREAT EXAMPLE of Harlem Renaissance literature

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Attorneys for the family of Tamir Rice released reports Saturday from two use-of-force experts who determined the shooting of the 12-year-old boy by a Cleveland police officer was “objectively unreasonable.” — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. New Outside Reports Call Tamir Rice Shooting ‘Objectively Unreasonable’
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\”Dream Deferred (Harlem)\” Langston Hughes poem GREAT EXAMPLE of Harlem Renaissance literature

Dream Deferred (Harlem)
By Langston Hughes
What happens to a dream deferred?

Does it dry up
like a raisin in the sun?
Or fester like a sore–
And then run?
Does it stink like rotten meat?
Or crust and sugar over–
like a syrupy sweet?
Maybe it just sags
like a heavy load.
Or does it explode?
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Dr John Hope Franklin on meeting Dr W E B Du Bois

Dr. John Hope Franklin describes meeting Dr, W,E.B. Du Bois for the first time in this interview with Dr. Ron Walters. He also speaks about his close friend Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Also featured are dedicated community activist Hodari Abdul Ali and one of the USA’s most talented poets and writer Ms. Laini Mataka who performs a work from her collection. Dr. John Hope Franklin was the recipient of the Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute’s 2007 Paul Robeson “Here I Stand” award.
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2010 Black Leadership Summit Fort Wayne

2010 Black Leadership Summit in Fort Wayne Indiana. March 20, 2010. The summit presents a panel of Black Leaders from the business, educational, legal, and religious communities. Panelists included Business Man Lionel Tobin, Attorney Lewis Griffin, Pastor Stephen Terry, and School Superintendent Dr. Wendy Robinson. The purpose of the summit is to highlight powerful, influential people who have succeeded in their professional fields and have contributed significantly to the community. The
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