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50 Years in the Present

It seems like just yesterday that we as a nation were fighting against the social ills that plagued us. Racism had embedded itself inside the very infrastructure of our union. 874 more words

Atlanta Sit-Ins

Carolyn Long Banks: faith, Civil Rights, and Rich’s.

Carolyn Long Banks: faith, Civil Rights, and Rich’s.

By Katie Hambrick

Carolyn Long Banks is one of the coolest narratives I have researched thus far. Weirdly enough, I could barely find any information on her through Civil Rights Movement resources. 637 more words

Atlanta

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

So last post I gave a brief history of the Atlanta Boycotts. There are a lot of variables that were involved in these sit-ins. Today I’m going to mainly talk about the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committees that was founded in 1960 from Shaw University. 752 more words

Atlanta

THERE'S A NEW EMMETT TILL EVERY DAY NOW

Oprah‘s connecting the dots between the recent police-involved shootings, and the civil rights movement of the ’50s and ’60s … telling us it sometimes feels like not that much has changed. 83 more words

The Mercantile Library's Graphic Novel Reading Group to Discuss Civil Rights Comic

The Mercantile Library’s graphic novel reading group on Saturday, October 8, to discuss March. The black and white graphic novel trilogy about the U.S. Civil Rights Movement is told through the perspective of civil rights leader and U.S. 54 more words

Events

A Faith Commentary: If God Gave you five minutes to Live by!

If God gave you five minutes to live by, what would you do in those last moments. Would you try to fulfill any dream that you have always wanted to complete? 300 more words

Fun Fact: Barack Obama Invented Racism

Ok, can I ask everyone out there a question? With all of the racial tension currently bubbling in America, is it bad that Kathy Miller‘s ABSURD comments were just the laugh I needed? 529 more words

Social Commentary