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Announcing a Forthcoming Conference: "NASA in the ‘Long’ Civil Rights Movement"

When: Thursday March 16 – Friday March 17, 2017
Where: United States Space and Rocket Center, Educational Training Facility,
1 Tranquility Base – Huntsville, Alabama 35805…
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History

#1104 – Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry by Susan Vaught

Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry
Written by Susan Vaught
A Paul Wiseman Book
9/06/2016
978-1-4814-2279-6
344 pages    Ages 9+

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“‘Sooner or later, we’re all gonna be okay.’ 760 more words

Middle Grade

BHM Day 6: Bayard Rustin, CORE and the Concept of Non-Violent Protest

When I first started reading about the early Civil Rights Movement in order to understand how it started, two groups kept coming up. The NAACP, and CORE. 3,219 more words

Have You Heard About: Coretta Scott King

It’s likely you’ve heard of Coretta Scott King, but have you really heard about her, beyond her role as Martin Luther King’s wife?  Here’s some things you need to know about the monumental civil rights activist and all round incredible lady. 519 more words

Ramble

Looking For America: Thoughts on our Travels and Black History Month

We’re not special.  However, we won the birth lottery by being born in a rich, western country.  And, dare we state the obvious, we won the lottery again by being born white in the US.  1,120 more words

Travel Blog

Black History Month: Day 24

Lucy Parsons was a labor organizer who fought for the rights of the poor, women, and equality for people of color.

Parsons was born in Texas around 1853. 207 more words