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RBG-How the FBI Sabotaged Black America, A Documentary by Gil Noble

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wondered during Thursday’s Democratic debate whether a toxic water crisis like the one in Flint, Michigan, would happen to a town that’s not majority black. “One wonders if this were a white suburban community what kind of response there would have been,” Sanders said, to cheers from the audience. “Flint, Michigan, is a poor community. It is disproportionately African-American and minority, and what has happened there is absolutely
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The Black Power Mixtape (1967-1975)

It’s not often that you hear the word exotic and U.S. destination mentioned in the… More…
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RBG-How the FBI Sabotaged Black America, A Documentary by Gil Noble

Here is a recap of this week’s highlights, some of the biggest news, tech, career,… This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest
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Alabama City Remembered as Climactic Battle of Civil Rights Movement

Sunday, August 28, in Washington, President Obama leads the nation in dedicating a new national memorial to the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. King was a southern Baptist minister who rose to become the leading voice of the nation’s modern day civil rights movement during the1950’s and 1960’s. His struggle for equal rights and those of millions of African Americans did not come easily. VOA’s Chris Simkins has more on one of the pivotal events in the civil rights movement
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Black Politicians Still Face Glass Ceiling

Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his landmark “I Have a Dream” speech at the Lincoln Memorial, African-American progress in the political arena has been spotty. Neil King reports. Photo: Getty Images.
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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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