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Ella Josephine Baker

[A photograph of an impassioned Ella Baker, date and photographer unknown. Retrieved from http://ellabakercenter.org/about/who-was-ella-baker]

I had planned to write the first HHBlog post of 2017 on a different day, one removed from Inauguration Day and all of the trauma and violence going on today with this incoming American administration. 608 more words

Take Action: Join the NAACP

In the fall of 1954, tensions were rising in Mississippi. The Supreme Court had decided Brown v Board in May, and NAACP chapters around the state were preparing to bring school desegregation suits. 565 more words

History

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Doc Gives Baldwin’s Voice New Life

Director Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro documentary on legendary American writer James Baldwin will hit theaters on February 3.

Before he died of stomach cancer in 1987 at the age of 63, Baldwin was working on the book, “Remember This House,” a story about American race relations told through the lives and murders of civil rights leaders… 781 more words

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Foreign Culture, Familiar Country

On the first day of our trip, I awoke in an unfamiliar bed with unknown smells, foreign sounds, and a strange new locale all around me. 1,126 more words

Race Across America

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Doc Gives Baldwin’s Voice New Life

Director Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro documentary on legendary American writer James Baldwin will hit theaters on February 3.

Before he died of stomach cancer in 1987 at the age of 63, Baldwin was working on the book, “Remember This House,” a story about American race relations told through the lives and murders of civil rights leaders… 804 more words

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‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Doc Gives Baldwin’s Voice New Life

Director Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro documentary on legendary American writer James Baldwin will hit theaters on February 3.

Before he died of stomach cancer in 1987 at the age of 63, Baldwin was working on the book, “Remember This House,” a story about American race relations told through the lives and murders of civil rights leaders… 804 more words

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Doc Gives Baldwin’s Voice New Life

Director Raoul Peck’s I Am Not Your Negro documentary on legendary American writer James Baldwin will hit theaters on February 3.

Before he died of stomach cancer in 1987 at the age of 63, Baldwin was working on the book, “Remember This House,” a story about American race relations told through the lives and murders of civil rights leaders… 804 more words

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