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Rep. Donald Payne: Remembering New Jersey’s First African-American Member of Congress

The global leader announced the acquisition of the Motions, Just for Me, Consort, and Groom… More…
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Bob Moses interviewed by Julian Bond: Explorations in Black Leadership Series

Julian Bond interviews Bob Moses, who joined with him in 1960 as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Moses played pivotal roles in voter registration drives, sit-ins and in leading the Freedom Schools sponsored by SNCC. He also served in a leadership role with the Council for Federated Organizations (COFO). An educator, he taught school for several years in Tanzania. He later founded the Algebra Project using funds received from a MacArthur fellowship.
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Arrested for…Riding a Train While Black?

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown’s sister vowed the family feud was “far from over” between their family and the late Whitney Houston’s kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown.
A frustrated Leolah Brown walked out of the St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta on Saturday and spoke to reporters gathered outside. She was angry because of some words that were said during the funeral by Pat Houston, the sister-in-law and former manager of Whitney
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Eyes on the Prize – 03 – Ain\’t Scared of Your Jails 1960-1961

Ain’t scared of your jails chronicles the courage displayed by thousands of young people and college students who joined the ranks of the movement and gave it new direction. In 1960, lunch counter sit-ins spread across the South, may organized by the new, energetic Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. In 1961, on the Freedom Rides, many young people faced violence and defied deathRead more…

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