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New show looks what if Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today

Actor Rabia Haynes is putting on a one man show dipping into the Civil Rights Movement and its effect on things happening now.

The show will be presented at the Harrell Performing Arts Center. 42 more words

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Spirit of Adventure

January 29, 2015

Hello Family, Friends and Followers. I’m writing today from Butner Federal Prison Camp to reach out to everyone in hopes of sharing my journey and in hopes of touching someone’s life in a positive way. 974 more words

Butner Federal Correctional Institution

New Year, Same Foolishness

In my previous post I discussed my current social media hiatus and how it is impacting my life. Though I am not currently about that life most of my friends and acquaintances still are. 1,025 more words

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fellowship, reconsidered.

I was a young child with an auspicious beginning.

Mom tells this story with a smirk on her petite face; we were in the waiting room at the pediatricians office when I was still a very young girl, perhaps no older than two years of age. 1,562 more words

homophobia almost erased Bayard Rustin from history

When an individual is protesting society’s refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him. Bayard Rustin… 692 more words

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‘The Friendship 9′ Of The Civil Rights Movement Have Their Convictions Dismissed In Court 54 Years Later

Eight of the little known, but historic group of men, the Friendship 9, had their convictions dismissed today by South Carolina judge, Mark Hayes… 946 more words

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Little Known Black History Fact: Friendship Nine

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The Friendship Nine, a group of young activists who who jailed and charged for trespassing after a nonviolent protest of segregation, can now rest knowing their names have been cleared. 425 more words

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