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US activists protests discrimination against Blacks

Being gay at my HBCU is a bittersweet experience for me. Since birth I was raised with the mentality to be “The Man.” I was taught to not pursue anything that “threatened” my masculinity. Coming out and showing my true colors wasn’t an easy road, but in retrospect I wouldn’t change a thing. Through time I’ve come to understand that the measure of a man is on a broad spectrum not crippled by sexuality. I was raised in a black household, in a black neighborhood, attended a black church, went
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The Past Isn’t Past: The Economic Case for Reparations

Commemoration efforts continue today and many have highlighted the issues that still remain in the… More…
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American Voices / Black America 02 – Harlem Renaissance

For southern blacks who traveled north to the cities, a new life was waiting. (4’43”) Testimonies adapted from the files of the Federal Writers’ Project, available online through the Library of Congress. Frank Byrd played by Terence Maynard. Written and Directed by Andrew Chater. Originally commissioned and broadcast by the BBC. Copyright Andrew Chater / Lodestar Productions / Timelines.tv, streamed with the BBC’s consent. Do not download or embed without permission of the copyright holders.
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Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

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Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Unveiling Moment

Watch Courtney Kemp Agboh chat with the Daily News about how she connected with 50…
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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

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Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Unveiling Moment

Conclusion of the Ceremony ….
Hampton Park Terrace, Charleston, South Carolina just to the left of the large gazebo if entering from Rutledge Ave.
Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication started at High Noon in Hampton Park just left of the Main Gazebo.
DENMARK VESEY “Spirit of Freedom” MONUMENT UNVEILING February 15, 2014, 12:00 NOON at Hampton Park Near Gazebo, NE side of the Park,Read more…

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