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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: "I'm So Happy I Didn't Sneeze!"

What would the American Civil Rights Movement been without the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? On September 20, 1958, we almost found out. 1,439 more words

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“Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.”

by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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"Selma"

Directed by Ana DuVarnay

Okay, so the way I see it, there are three ways to look at this film; as a simple, emotional, movie-going audience member; as a lover of historical accuracy; and as a critic of moviecraft. 750 more words

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The sting of the N-word and a perfect gentleman

A man goes into a church and shoots nine people while they are studying the word of God. Young black men are being murdered for playing their music too loud or walking home from the store with a pack of Skittles and a bottle of iced tea. 729 more words

Angela Tuck

Black Lives Matter

Until very recently I didn’t understand the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Why not just say all lives matter? Then, someone explained it to me.

Black lives matter because of the constant discrimination and prejudice they face everyday. 534 more words

Maybe It’s Not a ‘Gun Problem’ + More - Daily Digest

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THE FOUNDATION

“[N]either the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” —Samuel Adams, essay in The Public Advertiser, 1749… 2,466 more words

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#CharlestonShooting Reactions: Hate Cannot Drive Out Hate

In light of Wednesday’s tragic shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, where a lone gunman took the lives of a pastor and eight other prayer meeting attendees at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, debate has risen over the motivation behind the killings (authorities have officially declared it a hate crime as of Thursday morning), as well as the difference in treatment of the Charleston shooter as compared to recent incidents involving unarmed black citizens killed by police. 88 more words

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