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Black History: To be Continued...

Most of us know our history when it comes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rose Parks, and more recent President Barack Obama. The three people I have listed have played key roles in fighting for freedom, social justice and equality for African-Americans. 91 more words

To Be Honest

The unveiling of a Staute of Rosa Parks ... 2013

President Obama Speaks at the Unveiling of a Statue of Rosa Parks … a repost

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President will deliver remarks at the unveiling of a statue in dedication of Rosa Parks at the United States Capitol. February 27, 2013

~ Political Action, Obama News And Events

Let It Shine: On Black Women Freedom Fighters

See, in Indian schools (the ones I attended, at least) we focused only briefly on the Civil Rights Movement*, and knew very little about figures like Martin Luther King Jr., except for the fact that he existed and that he, like Gandhi, was murdered for the goodness and strength he possessed. 1,788 more words

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I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear. – Rosa Parks

Quote Of The Day

UKIP is full of turkeys.

UKIP’s LGBT chair (I didn’t know they had one either) has resigned. He has quit because the party lacks a ‘gay-friendly tone’. The use of the word ‘lack’ suggests they are gay-firendly at least a little bit. 395 more words

Little Known BLACK HEROES Who Made History

I’d like to see these three African Americans appear in our history books.

“You have the ability to change something each day of your life. Believe it or not, people, it can’t happen without you.”    - 535 more words