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Mormons, NAACP Call for Greater Civility, Racial Harmony

NAACP leadership in attendance at the meeting included right to left, Leon W. Russell, Chairman, board of directors; Derrick Johnson, President, NAACP, Russell M....

Facing the Assault on Civil Rights

The Trump administration has launched an unprecedented rollback of civil rights and voting rights. Those who care about building a more perfect union face...

Jesse Jackson Visits Northern Ireland, Meets with Families of “Bloody Sunday”

Civil rights leader and two-time U.S. presidential candidate, Rev. Jesse Jackson was an honored guest and featured speaker  at the opening of the new...

Oakland Youth Join Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Honor Women of the...

 Nine years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat from the fifth row on a City of Montgomery segregated public bus, Montgomery’s...

“Word Warrior: Richard Durham” Portrays Black Radio Pioneer

 Though pioneering journalist Richard Durham (1917-1984) made Chicago his home, the subject of Professor Sonja D. Williams’s “Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom”...

Legendary Actor, Activist Harry Belafonte Turns 90

Today,  legendary singer, actor and activist Harry Belafonte’s celebrated his 90th birthday.For decades, Belafonte has been a leading voice for civil rights. He was...

BOOK REVIEW: Tears We Cannot Stop – A Sermon to White ...

 I know what you’re thinking. You’ve said that before, to a furrowed brow, a mischievous smile, a child who’s about to do something sneaky. You can see...

Book Review: The Blood of Emmett Till

 You really can’t remember. For sure, something important happened years ago, something you should recall very easily, but time’s made things fuzzy. Have you forgotten or,...

Remembering Civil Rights Veteran Willie B. Wazir Peacock, 78

 Willie B. Wazir Peacock, a civil rights veteran with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), passed away April 17 at home in San Pablo.The...

Jesse Jackson Visits Richmond to Discuss the Continuing Fight for Equality

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson delivered a moving message to a packed audience this past Sunday at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Richmond. Rev....
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