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Best Case Against Limiting Voting Rights From First Black Navy SEAL, Post-Arrest at Moral Mondays

Robert Plummer, of Carthage NC and a Korean War Vet who was one of the first African-American Navy UDT divers (AKA Frogmen, the precursors to the US Navy SEALs), talks about the importance of defending Voting Rights after being arrested with Rev. Barber and dozens of others at the 12th Moral Monday action in Raleigh, NC. Plumber, a veteran of the Civil Rights Movement who was arrested previously with Dr. Martin Luther King, spoke to us outside of the Wake County Jail immediately following
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African American Mayors Conference of Black Mayors

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The 1960’s – From Civil Rights to Black Power

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Bridge to Black Power: Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

New York Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., chairman of the powerful House Education and Labor Committee, addressing a news conference, Washington, D. C., July 26, 1966. (I’ve added video of Black Power advocate Kwame Ture, then known as Stokely Carmichael. In it, Dr. Powell refers to Charles Sumner Stone, his chief assistant.)
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The Black Power Movement

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