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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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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 Groups Condemn Racism, Xenophobia, and Terrorism in Charlottesville - The Rafu Shimpo
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Civil 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 ...
 
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Trump condemns 'evil racism' in Charlottesville - BBC News
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BBC NewsTrump condemns 'evil racism' in CharlottesvilleBBC NewsCivil rights activist Rev Al Sharpton criticised Mr Trump for waiting 48 hours before issuing a full condemnation. "We had the head of state of Germany speak before we had the president of this country," he told MSNBC. "His silence spoke volumes to people.'Racism is evil,' Trump says, condemning 'whit
 
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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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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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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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Heather Heyer is part of a long tradition of white anti-racism activists - Washington Post
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Washington PostHeather Heyer is part of a long tradition of white anti-racism activistsWashington PostDuring the Civil Rights movement, those white ministers, rabbis, and students, who joined the black struggle for freedom and were willing to put themselves in harm's way along with African Americans demonstrated the power of that radical tradition.and more »
 
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Trump orders civil rights investigation of racism-fueled violence in Charlottesville - WoodwardNews.net
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WoodwardNews.netTrump orders civil rights investigation of racism-fueled violence in CharlottesvilleWoodwardNews.netWASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump said Monday the Justice Department has opened a civil rights investigation into white supremacist demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend that resulted in the death of one person and the ...
 
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Charleston NAACP Calls For Repeal Of SC Heritage Act - ABC NEWS 4
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ABC NEWS 4Charleston NAACP Calls For Repeal Of SC Heritage ActABC NEWS 4Still, civil rights leaders believe removing confederate symbols will help ease racial tensions. "It is not an easy political thing to do. But it is the right thing to do," said Scott. So far, there doesn't appear to be a lot of Republican support for ...NAACP calls for Calhoun statue to come downLive 5 Newsall 8
 
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