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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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Trump: 'Racism is evil,' DOJ opens civil rights investigation into death at Va. protest - WJLA
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WJLATrump: 'Racism is evil,' DOJ opens civil rights investigation into death at Va. protestWJLAThe president said the Department of Justice has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Heather Heyer, who was hit by a driver during Saturday's protest in Charlottesville, Va. "Racism is evil," he continued, explaining those who commit ...
 
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NAACP considers Missouri travel advisory over civil rights concerns - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
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TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressNAACP considers Missouri travel advisory over civil rights concernsTwinCities.com-Pioneer PressJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The head of the Missouri NAACP says the national organization is backing a travel advisory urging caution in Missouri over concerns about whether civil rights will be respected. Missouri NAACP President Rod Chapel says national ...and more &ra
 
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Civil Rights leader Andrew Young: Racism, poverty & racial equity - WXXI News
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WXXI NewsCivil Rights leader Andrew Young: Racism, poverty & racial equityWXXI NewsBuffalo State College welcomed long-time Civil Rights leader Andrew Young Jr. to their campus Thursday evening. Young is a former U.S. Congressman and United Nations ambassador. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley had a chance to meet with ...
 
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Civil Rights Groups Condemn Racism, Xenophobia, and Terrorism in Charlottesville - The Rafu Shimpo
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The Rafu ShimpoCivil Rights Groups Condemn Racism, Xenophobia, and Terrorism in CharlottesvilleThe Rafu ShimpoAsian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, issued the following statement: “Advancing Justice condemns the unabashed display of hate and violence that occurred over the weekend. Our ...Trump condemns 'evil racism' in
 
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NAACP Backs Travel Advisory for Missouri Over Civil Rights Concerns - TIME
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TIMENAACP Backs Travel Advisory for Missouri Over Civil Rights ConcernsTIME(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — The head of the Missouri NAACP says the national organization is backing a travel advisory urging caution in Missouri over concerns about whether civil rights will be respected. Missouri NAACP President Rod Chapel says ...Why The NAACP Is Warning Women & People Of Color Against Traveling T
 
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Nashville civil rights leader's answer to racism after Charlottesville violence: 'Speak truth' - The Tennessean
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The TennesseanNashville civil rights leader's answer to racism after Charlottesville violence: 'Speak truth'The TennesseanSearcy — a longtime leader with local chapter of the NAACP and the faith-based and progressive advocacy group Nashville Organized for Action and Hope — said the violence in Virginia, which erupted when white supremacy groups clashed with ...
 
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Civil Rights Icon Reverend Jesse Jackson Reacts To Violence In Charlottesville - www.localmemphis.com
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www.localmemphis.comCivil Rights Icon Reverend Jesse Jackson Reacts To Violence In Charlottesvillewww.localmemphis.comMEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - As violent clashes unfolded in Charlottesville, VA Saturday, Civil Rights Icon Reverend Jesse Jackson was in Memphis and He and local community leaders reacted to the news during an event at the National Civil ...Rev. Jesse Jackson: Trump'
 
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Charlottesville tragedy sparks civil rights memories - Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Jackson Clarion LedgerCharlottesville tragedy sparks civil rights memoriesJackson Clarion Ledger... the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia, has reopened wounds and raised questions about a nation they thought they knew. The rise of the monster of racism has driven Myrlie Evers to tears. ... In 1994, she finally saw her husband's assassin ...
 
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Politicians blamed 'both sides' during the civil rights movement: KKK and the NAACP - Washington Post
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Politicians blamed 'both sides' during the civil rights movement: KKK and the NAACPWashington PostDuring the civil rights movement and an intense struggle over desegregation in the United States, some political leaders would chide “extremists” on both sides. ... Ike criticized 'extremists' on both sides, as if racism and equality were somehow the same.
 
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