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Mary Church Terrell, 'What It Means to be Colored in Capital of the U.S.'
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I look at my young daughters and nieces and wonder if they are aware of the powerful nubian women in history who blazed a path for them in this world? Do they know about Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954)?Sis. Terrell was an educator, activist and professional lecturer. She was known for for her work as an early civil rights leader, women's rights advocate, founder of National Association of Colored
 
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Al Sharpton Says Weed Is The Next 'Civil Rights Cause' - The Daily Caller
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Al Sharpton Says Weed Is The Next 'Civil Rights Cause'The Daily CallerRev. Al Sharpton argued that the fight to legalize marijuana is the next civil rights cause in a Thursday op-ed for the Guardian. Sharpton, an activist and preacher, said it's crucial to decriminalize marijuana because laws against it have oppressed ...
 
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Civil Rights Groups Sue US Department of Housing and Urban Development Over Suspension of Rule Assisting Low ... - Common Dreams
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Civil Rights Groups Sue US Department of Housing and Urban Development Over Suspension of Rule Assisting Low ...Common DreamsFive organizations – the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the Relman, Dane & Colfax PLLC law firm, the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC) and Public Citizen ...and more&nbs
 
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Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Calls for “Full-Scale” Boycott of BMW - Black Press USA
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Black Press USARev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Calls for “Full-Scale” Boycott of BMWBlack Press USANot only did BMW refuse to complete the survey, the German automaker also refused to meet with the civil rights leader. Jackson made the announcement, during a press conference at the 2017 Rainbow PUSH Coalition Global Automotive Summit.
 
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Irish University Honors Al Sharpton With James Joyce Award for Civil Rights - Breitbart News
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Breitbart NewsIrish University Honors Al Sharpton With James Joyce Award for Civil RightsBreitbart NewsAl Sharpton joined Nobel Prize-winner and anti-apartheid leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Irish politician John Hume, poet Seamus Heaney, and far-left theorist Noam Chomsky when he received the James Joyce Award by the Literary and Historical Society of ...
 
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Suburbicon's Karimah Westbrook Talks Pivotal Role, Racism and More - The Shadow League (blog)
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The Shadow League (blog)Suburbicon's Karimah Westbrook Talks Pivotal Role, Racism and MoreThe Shadow League (blog)Mrs. Meyers is based on civil rights trailblazer Daisy Myers, who integrated Levittown, Pennsylvania in 1951 to great consternation and harassment from her white neighbors. Though Suburbicon is a fictionalized account of the tribulations of the Myers ...and more »
 
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Jesse Jackson: Going From Picking Cotton Balls to Picking Footballs and Basketballs Without Freedom Is Not Much ... - Breitbart News
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Breitbart NewsJesse Jackson: Going From Picking Cotton Balls to Picking Footballs and Basketballs Without Freedom Is Not Much ...Breitbart NewsFox Sports 1's “Undisputed” brought civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson on to discuss the National Anthem protests in the NFL. Jackson bashed Trump for referring to the anthem kneelers as “sons of b******,” and then took aim at the NFL. “
 
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NAACP Makes Politically Charged Moves - NPR
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The NonProfit TimesNAACP Makes Politically Charged MovesNPRIt has been a weekend of huge changes at the NAACP. The civil rights group just elected its new president. And as NPR's Colin Dwyer tells us, he has wasted no time in signaling a new, more politically engaged direction for the organization. COLIN DWYER ...NAACP Picks New CEO, Plans To Create (c)(4) OrganizationThe NonProfit TimesN
 
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Civil rights leader Al Sharpton says Trump 'channels' racism ... - FRANCE 24
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FRANCE 24Civil rights leader Al Sharpton says Trump 'channels' racism ...FRANCE 24THE INTERVIEW : In an interview with FRANCE 24, veteran US civil rights leader Al Sharpton criticised President Donald Trump for his divisive rhetoric as...and more »
 
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NAACP Appoints Leader to Counter 'New Attempts to Roll Back Civil Rights Protections' - Voice of America
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Voice of AmericaNAACP Appoints Leader to Counter 'New Attempts to Roll Back Civil Rights Protections'Voice of AmericaThe NAACP, one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the United States, announced the hiring of an insider to lead group as it responds "aggressively and decisively to new attempts to roll back civil rights protections." At a meeting of the board ...NAACP Boa
 
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