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What does it take to be able to influence governments or the public? Here are some snippets from history (long past and closer to the present) that shed light on the qualities that allow a single human being to have that kind of influence. 542 more words


Obama fever aside, we still fancy mediocrity

Erick Wamanji

When the voice of Barack Obama boomed through the hall, Kenya was rising to fever pitch. There was hope. The country saw possibilities. Yet, even while the world was in Nairobi, still, a man somewhere at the slopes of Mt. 847 more words

Gulf Coast Tour: Day Seven Deep South Tour

Sad to leave Savannah, we awoke early this morning before sun rise to begin our travels. Montgomery was our first destination of the day. Before heading into the city, we visited… 1,517 more words

Civic Engagement

10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Rosa Parks!

Black History:  Special Delivery!!

Rosa Parks is a civil rights icon who is well known for not giving up her seat on a Montgomery Bus in 1955. 84 more words

Browder vs. Gayle Supreme Court Ruling That Declared Segregation of Public Transportation Illegal

Black History:  Special Delivery!!

Many may be familiar with Montgomery Bus Boycott which lasted from December 1955 to December 1956; launched to protest the unfair treatment of blacks on public buses. 165 more words

African American

Inner flyer for Rosa Parks/Aliusterra 7"

 Flyer for our  split EP with friends from Aliusterra – all artwork except flyer is drawn by Ben from Aliusterra.

Rosa Parks side // Aliusterra side

Bands Etc.

We Aren't a Post-Racist Society.

On Sunday the 19th, the Reclaim Australia group gathered at Sydney’s Martin Place in one of the most flagrantly racist ‘protests’ seen in this country in the last decade. 326 more words

Social Justice