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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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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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Obama Normalizes Relations with Cuba

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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…

Alabama City Remembered as Climactic Battle of Civil Rights Movement

Tracee Ellis Ross, star of ABC’s Black-ish, was the recipient of an honorary degree from her alma mater, Brown University, in Rhode Island. Ross graduated from Brown in 1994.– This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to ourterms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
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