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Politicians blamed 'both sides' during civil rights movement: KKK ... - Chicago Tribune
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Chicago TribunePoliticians blamed 'both sides' during civil rights movement: KKK ...Chicago TribuneDuring the civil rights movement and an intense struggle over desegregation in the United States, some political leaders would chide "extremists" on both sides.and more »
 
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NAACP Mourns the Passing of Civil Rights Icon, Writer and Comedian Dick Gregory - NAACP (press release)
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CBS NewsNAACP Mourns the Passing of Civil Rights Icon, Writer and Comedian Dick GregoryNAACP (press release)Baltimore—The NAACP mourns the death of comedic legend and civil rights icon Dick Gregory, who passed away today at age 84. Gregory broke down the barriers of segregation in American comedy and entertainment, and consistently lent his celebrity ...Dick Gregory, comedian who found humo
 
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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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Charlottesville tragedy sparks civil rights memories - Alexandria Town Talk
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Alexandria Town TalkCharlottesville tragedy sparks civil rights memoriesAlexandria Town Talk... 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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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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Jesse Jackson: Electoral college must be abolished - Los Angeles Times
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Los Angeles TimesJesse Jackson: Electoral college must be abolishedLos Angeles TimesJackson also compared Heather Heyer, the woman killed in Charlottesville, Va., when a car plowed into people demonstrating against white supremacists, to civil rights leaders including Medgar Evers, whose death in 1963, he said, precipitated the great ...Rev. Jesse Jackson on Charlottesville: 'There's
 
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Veterans of Spokane region's civil rights confrontations wary of resurgent racism - The Spokesman-Review
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The Spokesman-ReviewVeterans of Spokane region's civil rights confrontations wary of resurgent racismThe Spokesman-ReviewWilburn, a former president of of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, works for Spokane Public Schools, connecting and helping struggling students. Usually those he assists are students of color. “All of the dark spots that have been hiding are coming to ...
 
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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 Activist and Comedian Dick Gregory Dead at 84
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Dick Gregory -- comedian, actor, writer and famed civil right activist -- died Saturday night in Washington D.C. ... according to a statement from his family. Gregory began his career as a comedian while serving in the the military in the '50s,'' He…
 
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