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We Charge Genocide--1951

Today in history: December 17, 1951 – The Civil Rights Congress (CRC) delivers the document “We Charge Genocide: The Crime of Government Against the Negro People” to the United Nations, creating a storm of international publicity and controversy over the oppression of Black people in the U.S.

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Civil Rights Congress

Required Reading

What agitated me throughout elementary, junior, and high school was required reading. In elementary school, I distinctively remember books like Bunnicula, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe… 956 more words

Honesty

“There is in this world
no such force
as the force of a person
determined to rise.
The human soul cannot
be permanently chained.”
W.E.B. Dubois

Spirituality

“There is in this world
no such force
as the force of a person
determined to rise.
The human soul cannot
be permanently chained.”
W.E.B. Dubois

African American Quotes

That 'A System Cannot Fail...' Quote? It's Not From W.E.B. DuBois

In the moments following Monday night’s announcement that there would be no indictment for Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, one line began… 517 more words

W. E. B. DuBois

“Africa is the Spiritual Frontier of human kind.”

Diaspora

Potential in the African American Community

In the post-Reconstruction era, a small population of middle-class African American citizens emerged, due to increasing educational opportunities in a racially “equal” nation. With this new-found knowledge, black writers sought a method to let their stories of trial and tribulation be known, especially during a time of racial injustice. 172 more words