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Why Black Women Were the Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

The following is an essay analyzing the role black women played in the Civil Rights Movement and why many of them were not recognized as leaders despite their major contributions. 3,446 more words

Social Justice

A Biography of George Wells Parker

George Wells Parker (1882-1931) was an important voice for Black pride, self-determination and Afrocentrism in North Omaha in a period when the Near North Side was extremely segregated, Omaha was extremely racist and the city plainly didn’t want to change. 122 more words

20th Century

McGlone Pays Tribute to Civil Rights Giant Following Passing of Ivan Cooper

SDLP MLA for Mid Ulster, Patsy McGlone, has paid tribute to the life and legacy of Civil Rights giant Ivan Cooper following the sad news of his passing today. 254 more words

Press Statement

Untitled...On Purpose

The morning after returning home from the breaking plantation, I participated in a Racial Reconciliation Bus Tour with an interfaith group of clergy. I wrote this reflection a couple of weeks later to share my experience during the… 967 more words

Justice

Today's Astrology June 23, 2019: Venus Opposes Jupiter

Cosmic Weather:

(Venus in Gemini opposes Jupiter Rx in Sagittarius, 12:44 pm;

Venus quinqunx Saturn in Capricorn, 10:31 pm;

Moon in Pisces squares Jupiter, 10:03 pm; sextiles Saturn, 11:09 pm; squares Venus, 11:13 pm; and conjuncts Neptune in Pisces, 11:55 pm.) 786 more words

Daily Horoscope

Josephine Baker

This is less of a “Queen You Should Know” and more of a “Queen You Already Know but Need To Know More About.” While you’ve probably seen Josephine Baker’s performances (or still photos of them), the story of her early life, work as a spy during WWII, and pursuit to end discrimination, is less well known than her famous nearly-naked banana skirt dance in 1926. 1,641 more words