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The Storied History of the NAACP
July 25, 2019
The NAACP plans to highlight 110 years of civil rights history, and the current fight for voting rights, criminal justice reform, economic opportunity and education quality during its 110th national convention now happening in Detroit. ... read more »
Petition to Rename Space Once Honoring Robert E. Lee Could Honor Leah Chase
July 11, 2019
National Food and Beverage Foundation President Brent Rosen launched the petition, which says the cost of installation of a statue of Leah Chase would be paid for by the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 20, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 20, 2019
    On this day May 20, 1961, C.O.R.E. organized Freedom Rides resumed in Birmingham after tremendous violence. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. For more information visit  ... ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: ‘Civil Rights: Progression or Regression?’
February 21, 2019
I was born of a White mother and a Black father in 1961 in Southern California during a time when America was experiencing segregation across the nation.  Although many of us in California did not feel the same effects as many of our relatives in the South, segregation was still alive and well throughout the country. The Civil Rights Movement was in its beginning stages and the 50’s and 60’s were pivotal in changing the face and climate of America. The Civil Rights Movement was organized by African Americans with the goal to help end racial discrimination and provide equal rights to all under the law. ... read more »
Bernard LaFayette Jr. Wins Gandhi Award
December 1, 2016
Bernard LaFayette Jr., whose memoir “In Peace and Freedom: My Journey in Selma” was released in paperback earlier this year, has been awarded the 2016 Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace. ... read more »
Freedom Riders Reunited at Documentary Screening about the Life of Congressman John Lewis  
October 5, 2016
The film, which was produced by Kathleen Dowdey, Charles Floyd Johnson and Donna Brown Guillaume is the first major documentary biography of the courageous civil rights hero, congressional leader and champion of human rights. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (May 5-11)
May 4, 2016
Weekly Facts about Black History. ... read more / view gallery »
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