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Racism in America: New Orleans Confederate Monuments Are Part Of City's Long White Power History - Newsweek
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NewsweekRacism in America: New Orleans Confederate Monuments Are Part Of City's Long White Power HistoryNewsweekThe removal of the Liberty Monument, an 1891 obelisk honoring efforts to unseat the city's biracial post-Civil War government, was seen by civil rights advocates as an important step toward healing wounds inflicted by generations of segregation and ...New Orleans removes Con
 
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Gloucester County NAACP to hold annual Phenomenal Woman Conference - NJ.com
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NJ.comGloucester County NAACP to hold annual Phenomenal Woman ConferenceNJ.comMONROE TWP. -- During this time of enormous political change, many of us are wondering how to best devote our efforts and focus toward action. The Gloucester County NAACP, the largest and the boldest civil rights organizations, will be doing just that ...
 
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DeVos Pick for Civil Rights Office Once Claimed Reverse Racism - Daily Beast
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The Mary SueDeVos Pick for Civil Rights Office Once Claimed Reverse RacismDaily BeastCandice Jackson, the new acting head of the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, once claimed reverse racism, ProPublica reported. In the 1990s, while she was an undergraduate student at Stanford University, she at some point ...Betsy Devos' Civil Rights Pick Holds Troubling Views | The
 
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NAACP President Cornell William Brooks to Speak at Simon's Rock - PR Newswire (press release)
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NAACP President Cornell William Brooks to Speak at Simon's RockPR Newswire (press release)The annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture at Simon's Rock celebrates the legacy of Great Barrington native, civil rights activist, and NAACP founding member, W.E.B. Du Bois. With the renewed visibility and voice President Brooks has brought to the NAACP, it is ...and more »
 
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'Good Friday on the Rez' offers a clear-eyed look at racism, resilience and American Indian reality - Dallas News
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Dallas News'Good Friday on the Rez' offers a clear-eyed look at racism, resilience and American Indian realityDallas NewsThere, he relates, he made friends, a few enemies and witnessed some of the most important moments in the 20th century Indigenous Civil Rights Movement. Bunnell's searing memoir begins as a 280-mile round-trip trek from his hometown in Alliance back to ...
 
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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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Jesse Jackson wants Facebook to halt its 'Live' function for 30 days - Washington Examiner
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Washington ExaminerJesse Jackson wants Facebook to halt its 'Live' function for 30 daysWashington Examiner"The moratorium is ... an opportunity for tech companies, elected officials, law enforcement, community based organizations and civil rights advocates and others ...Here's Why Rev. Jesse Jackson Thinks Facebook Should Stop its ...BETJesse Jackson Wants A Temporary Shut Do
 
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Standing Up for Atlantic City: “Water Rights Are Civil Rights” - Food and Water Watch
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Food and Water WatchStanding Up for Atlantic City: “Water Rights Are Civil Rights”Food and Water WatchNAACP president and CEO Cornell Brooks came to Atlantic City on April 20 for the public launch of a campaign to prevent the privatization of the city's public water system. Brooks spoke in support of the campaign to protect the civil rights of city ...Christie's stance toward selling A
 
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Racism in America: New Orleans Confederate Monuments Are Part Of City's Long White Power History - Newsweek
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NewsweekRacism in America: New Orleans Confederate Monuments Are Part Of City's Long White Power HistoryNewsweekThe removal of the Liberty Monument, an 1891 obelisk honoring efforts to unseat the city's biracial post-Civil War government, was seen by civil rights advocates as an important step toward healing wounds inflicted by generations of segregation and ...Removal of the first of
 
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NAACP Mourns The Loss of Civil Rights Activist, Historian & Former Crisis Magazine Publisher Roger Wilkins - NAACP (press release)
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NAACP (press release)NAACP Mourns The Loss of Civil Rights Activist, Historian & Former Crisis Magazine Publisher Roger WilkinsNAACP (press release)The nephew of long time NAACP executive director Roy Wilkins and former publisher of The Crisis Magazine, Roger Wilkins served in several high-profiled positions in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson, including Assistant Attorney Gen
 
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