It is extremely disheartening that 46 years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., over 8 decades after the foundation of the Universal Negro Improvement association (UNIA) and 50 years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the mentality of racial hierarchy continues to remain in society. 409 more words
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A Stroll Through American History: Washington Mall and the Smithsonian Museum of American History (Part I)
It’s hard to describe the experience of walking around the mall. There’s a feeling that it’s all been done before, and any awe you express might be taken as contrived. 1,135 more words
”Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
“I will continue fighting for freedom until the end of my days.” – Nelson Mandela
Although increasing print costs, competition from radio, television, and the internet did contribute to the demise of many newspapers including the Black papers the idea that the fight for freedom was accomplished after the Civil Rights Movement had the largest impact. 561 more words