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Stars for Freedom: Hollywood, Black Celebrities, and the Civil Rights Movement

Emilie Raymond’s Stars for Freedom turns our understanding of the civil rights movement on its head. Though popular narratives emphasize the movement’s grassroots origins, it’s equally important not to overlook the role that a handful of African American celebrities played in not only helping to fund the movement, but also in serving as ambassadors, liaisons, cheerleaders, and even foot soldiers for the  cause. 2,224 more words

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Dick Gregory Will Be The Keynote Speaker For The Comics Rock Convention

Via: Eurweb.com

The 4th Annual Comics Rock Convention will  be held in Los Angeles April 23rd-26th and Comedian/ civil rights activist, Dick Gregory, will be the Keynote speaker. 47 more words

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Laughing Bear Comedy Show -- Tax Time

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Greetings comedy fans — it’s tax time, so that means time for a little tax and money related comedy on this week’s show. 431 more words

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Brett Jolly's Daily Thought ("Yet ANOTHER police killing of an unarmed Black man")

I hate it when “race” is injected into a story to make it “sell.” There is more than enough “injustice” in this world without escalating it by playing the “race” card. 686 more words

The Movement With Dr. F. Keith Slaughter - 3/27/2015

It’s time for a movement and it’s more than just a morning show! Dr. F. Keith Slaughter brings you the real every morning from 7-10 AM with “ 145 more words

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Dick Gregory Wouldn’t Have A Problem with the N-Word on ‘Empire’ (Listen)

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Dick Gregory knows the N-Word well. After all, he did name his 1964 autobiography, “Nigger.”

So with all the talk of Terrence Howard wanting to use the controversial word in season two of “Empire,” where does Gregory stand? 158 more words

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Dick Gregory Talks The N-Word, Impact Of 'Empire' vs. 'The Cosby Show'

By Brennan Williams

When it comes to the use of the N-word, Dick Gregory is no stranger to explaining his candid thoughts on the issue. 125 more words

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