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Civil Rights Groups Expect Swell of Support for 50th Anniv of March on Washington ~Black History Month


Leaders at the National Urban League convention say recent Voting

Rights Act decision and Trayvon Martin case have galvanized many

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For Immediate Release: Tamir Rice Family along with National/Local Activist to hold Press Conference Friday 10/16 at the Cleveland Justice Center

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Tamir Rice Family along with National/Local Activist to hold Press Conference-Friday 10/16 at the Cleveland Justice Center



On This Friday October 16, 2015 at 12:00 noon-The Tamir Rice Family including Samaria Rice along with Community Activist will conduct a Press Conference at the Justice Center calling for the local/national community to come together as they seek to educate the community about recent issues with regard to their fight to receive “Justice For Tamir.”  Along those attending this special meeting will be many supporters and local/ national civil rights leadership. 282 more words

Will history be kind to Barack Obama's Legacy as a Black President, many say no!

History was changed-on election night November 4th, 2008, when a more youthful Barack Obama walked out to as the newly elected American President with his wife and young daughters by his side, every step thereafter seemed by many to represent a great leap of racial progress by citizens of the United States. 666 more words

My Cohn Cousins: Journalism, Sports, and, Most Importantly, Family and Love

The first post about my cousin Bob Cohn and his family discussed the lives of his grandparents—both Joseph and Rose (Kornfeld) Cohn, his paternal grandparents, and Minnie and Moses Kremenko, his maternal grandparents.  1,862 more words


Southern Lives Matter_Alabama Rally turns out to be a "DUD" with no attendees!

The a group of 30 Angry Pro Confederate Flag Supporters/Protestors sparked a controversial debate when the crowd showed up for a rally this past Friday August 28, 2015 at the Alabama Capitol State House in favor of the flag and carrying ‘Southern Lives Matter’ posters to mock the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement. 365 more words

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