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IN MEMORIAM: Leaders reflect on the life of Congressman John Lewis

THE CHICAGO CRUSADER — On Sunday, March 7, 1965 in Selma, Alabama, Lewis and fellow activist Hosea Williams led hundreds of marchers across the...

COMMENTARY: Renewing Martin Luther King’s Dream by Renewing Our Minds

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Dr. King’s youngest child, Bernice King, has followed in her father’s footsteps, becoming an ordained minister and continues his legacy. She...

Martin Luther King Jr. Was More Radical Than We Remember, Let’s...

BY JENN M. JACKSON WILLIAM H. ALDEN/GETTY IMAGES   The earliest lesson I learned about Martin Luther King Jr. was that he had “a dream.” Delivered in his...

We ain’t what we could be… The Great Awakening 

Vision: A time to overcome  "My country 'tis of the sweet land of liberty of thee I sing".  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Country,_'Tis_of_Thee#/media/File%3A01_America.png Last evening the light of life was darkened...

Black Clergy Jailed and Shackled for Supreme Court Prayer Protest

OP-ED: This Is America: Black Clergy Jailed and Shackled for Supreme Court Prayer Protest Julianne Malveaux says that the 21st century Poor People’s Campaign, launched...

Toronto restaurant ordered to pay $10,000 after asking black customers to...

Toronto restaurant ordered to pay $10,000 after asking black customers to prepay for their meal DAKSHANA BASCARAMURTY PUBLISHED APRIL 29, 2018UPDATED APRIL 30, 2018 Open this photo...

Malcolm X: The Lost Tapes- Film Review

For photos, see attachment, or visit: https://www.smithsonianchannel.com/videos/malcolm-xs-fiery-speech-addressing-police-brutality/59948?an=featured Malcolm X: The Lost Tapes Film Review by Kam Williams Intriguing Documentary Features Found Footage of Late Civil Rights Icon Malcolm X (1925-1965)...

We Need a Values Revolution in America

We Need a Values Revolution in America  NNPAFREDDIE By Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II (President, Repairers of the Breach) Jeremiah 22:1-3,4-5 The Message (MSG) “Walking Out on...

Building The Movement to Fight Extremism

Building The Movement to Fight Extremism NNPAFREDDIE FEBRUARY 15, 2017 Twitter Facebook Google + Linkedin Comments By Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II (President, North Carolina...

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By Jay Arrington “Imagine if in this world we were all colorblind. If not one of us had any way of distinguishing of race. Oh...

Selma DVD Review by Kam Williams

DVD Review by Kam Williams  Headline: Oscar-Winning Civil Rights Saga Arrives on DVD  I was born in the early Fifties, which means the Civil Rights Movement...

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