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Denmark Vesey Monument Dedication – Unveiling Moment

The father of a 22-year-old Louisiana man who authorities claim fatally shot himself while handcuffed in a patrol car is angry that the district attorney’s office has declined to pursue criminal charges. “It’s disappointing, disheartening, baffling and disgusting all at the same time,” Victor White Sr. told The Huffington Post. Prosecutors had been investigating whether charges were appropriate in Victor White III’s shooting death, but found no “evidence to suggest a violation of a criminal
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A Conversation with Andrew Young

On April 30, 2011 at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Andrew Young was interviewed by his longtime friend Jack H. Watson Jr. Ambassador Young discussed his role in the American civil rights movement. Jack Watson is chair of the National Portrait Gallery’s Commission, and served as chief of staff for President Jimmy Carter. Andrew Young’s portrait by the artist Rossin was added to the Portrait Gallery’s collections, and can be seen in the exhibition “The Struggle for Justice” on
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Black Panthers (1968) part 4

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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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