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A Call For Expansion of Emmett Till Act

National Human Rights Leader Alvin Sykes Calls

For Expansion of Emmett Till Act

 Kansas City Human Rights Activist Alvin Sykes,  along with the late Mamie Till Mobley co-founded  the Emmett Till Justice Campaign (ETJC) of which he is President will attend the 60th Anniversary Commemorative Celebration of the Legacy of Emmett Till (1955-2015) this weekend, August 28 – 30 in Chicago, Illinois as the special guest of the Mamie Till Mobley Foundation. 1,347 more words

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Words of the Week 5/2015 – Dr Martin Luther King

Words of the Week 5/2015

Dr Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. 98 more words

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Scholar, Historian, Activist and Collector Arturo Alfonzo Schomburg

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Scholar, Historian, Activist and Collector

Arturo Alfonzo Schomburg

Lorena Ramirez

During January Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated in the United States. 830 more words

TODAY IN HISTORY: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BIRTHDAY

Martin Luther King, Jr. was probably best known as one of the main leaders of the African-American Civil Rights Movement.  But he was also a pastor, activist and humanitarian. 220 more words

Madd Hatta Morning Show

How Television Helped Propel the Civil Rights Movement

The African-American Civil Rights Movement was a social movement that occurred in the United States between the years of 1955 to 1968. The Civil Rights Movement sought to fight for the rights of African-Americans and to change race relations in the United States of America. 1,593 more words