Tag Archives: Rights Movement

Editor’s Comment – NBA Needs to Remove Clippers Owner – Take Over Team

Newly released videos from four additional police vehicles at the scene of the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald raise questions about how the city’s Police Department documented the killing of an African-American teenager that has led to a Chicago cop being charged with first-degree murder. — 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.
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Alabama City Remembered as Climactic Battle of Civil Rights Movement

Activists from the Black Lives Matter movement are demanding that the Democratic National Committee (DNC)… Activists Urge DNC to Host Debate Centered on Black Lives Matter
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Civil Rights and the 1950s: Crash Course US History #39

You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we’re doing. Free is nice, but if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing this content. In which John Green teaches you about the early days of the Civil Rights movement. By way of providing context for this, John also talks a bit about wider America in the 1950s. The 1950s are a deeply nostalgic period for many
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History of the Civil Rights Movement

Beginning with the end of the U.S. Civil War in 1865, African Americans toiled to reach equal status in the eyes of the law. http://www.WatchMojo.com explores the history of the United States’ Civil Rights Movement. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/DOhS/
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Civil rights leaders look back at the 1960s

The so-called “Great Society” era was a turbulent time of change with President Lyndon B. Johnson ushering an era of transformation, centered around programs coming from the federal government. A huge part of that decade: the civil rights movement and the people focused on changing the country.
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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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