Hate Crimes On The Rise

Hate Crimes in the Heartland | Offcial Five Minute Preview (2014) The number of hate crimes in The United States has nearly doubled in the…

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Growing Up Black and Segregated |Reblogged

Growing Up Black During the Segregated Era {Interview With My Son’s Grandparents} Part I For quite some time, I’ve been wanting to write for my…

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W E B DuBois: The Color-line Problem

“The problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line.  It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at…

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Reggae: Inspiration by Bob Marley

Bob Marley 1945-1981 Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I am not perfect and I don’t live to be, but…

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The Mis-Education of African Americans

Quotes by Carter G. Woodson author of The Mis-Education of the Negro: What we need is not a history of selected races or nations, but…

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Black History Month – Carter Woodson An Intellect

  We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just. – Carter…

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Get Soul: What’s that?

What is Soul? Who best to answer that question than the Queen of Soul– Aretha Franklin. Aretha Franklin – Lift Every Voice & Sing –…

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Jim Crow Laws: A Motherless Child Nobody Knows the Trouble I see

Two great songs to start off and set the mood:  Nobody Knows the Trouble I See and I Feel Like A Motherless Child Summertime and…

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Thurgood Marshall: A Legacy of Justice

Thurgood Marshall: A Legacy of Justice Real History: Thurgood Marshall and the Groveland 4 Thurgood Marshall Exploding Tea Kettle.wmv  “We make movies about Malcolm X,…

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SoJourner Truth: Ain’t I a Woman?

Ain’t I a Woman? Sojourner Truth May 28-29, 1851 Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I…

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Maya Angelou: I’ve Learned

I’ve Learned I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow….

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Harriet Tubman: A Great Liberator and A Great Woman

Harriet Tubman: A Great Liberator and A Great Woman Harriet Tubman quotes, a glimpse of her story: I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad…

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