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Black Fact of the Day: August 19, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 19, 2019
On this day, August 19, 2017, comedian, actor, and civil rights activist Richard “Dick” Gregory, passed away in Washington D.C. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Crump, NAACP, NNPA to Demonstrate after Police Brutality Incident in Florida
May 2, 2019
“We need to make sure we convey the message that the only crime committed on that day was not from the young man, the black children that were there, but from the two deputies and the way they manhandled those kids,” said local NAACP President Marsha Ellison. ... read more »
Ex-NAACP head, once known as Rachel Dolezal, denies fraud
June 14, 2018
Nkechi Diallo, formerly known as Rachel Dolezal, pleaded not guilty last week through her attorney to charges including welfare fraud, perjury and false verification for public assistance. Her next court date is now set for June 20.  ... read more »
Author, activist Jewish convert Julius Lester dies at 78
January 25, 2018
Julius Lester, an author, musician, civil rights activist and university professor who made a late-life conversion to Judaism, has died. He was 78. ... read more »
Remembering Rev. Dr. James H. Hargett
January 3, 2018
He was on the board of directors for the “One Church, One Child” program, which promoted African American adoptions with the help of local churches, as well as president of the Friends of Chicago Public Library (1982-1983). ... read more »
CDU Lecture Series Features Andrew Young
December 7, 2017
The event was this year’s final installment of the University’s Haynes Lecture Series ... read more »
Fannie Lou Hamer Walking Off the Plantation: Questioning and Transforming America
October 12, 2017
I’m sick of symbolic things; we’re fighting for our lives”. Thus, for Obama’s election to be more than a useful symbol for a country unable to criticize and seriously change itself, it must be part and parcel of our struggle to save and expand lives ... read more »
Lumumba Becomes Youngest Mayor of Jackson, Miss.
August 24, 2017
Lumumba called his victory a celebration of the city’s unity. ... read more »
Prominent Civil and Human Rights Activist Sues L.A. and LAPD for False Arrest 
May 11, 2017
Gregory Akili, a prominent, long-time civil and human rights activist, has filed a $4 million dollar federal lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Police Department, and Police Commission Executive Director Richard Tefank for false arrest. ... read more »
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