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Rev. Sharpton has been fearless and unwavering in his stand for civil rights in this country

Rev. Sharpton is there to do battle on behalf of those who are disenfranchised and powerless. ...

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Church People in the Struggle

Findlay reveals the widespread participation of the predominantly white churches in the efforts moving toward Black freedom that continued throughout the ‘60s ...

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The Black church

The term “the Black church” evolved from the phrase “the Negro church,” the title of a pioneering sociological study of African American Protestant churches ...

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Sojourner Truth, travelling preacher

[caption id="attachment_7602" align="alignleft" width="267"] Sojourner Truth[/caption] Sojourner Truth, travelling preacher Taking from Web     The woman we know as Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in New York as Isabella Baumfree (after her father’s owner, Baumfree). She was sold several times, and while owned by the John Dumont family in Ulster County, married Thomas, another of Dumont’s slaves. She ...

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Louis Farrakhan (born Louis Eugene Walcott; May 11, 1933) is the National Representative of the Nation of Islam.

He is an advocate for Black interests, and a critic of American society. ...

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Substance abuse fuels incarceration rates for Black men

A recent study reports that treating substance abusers, especially African Americans, could save the nation billions of dollars at a time when all eyes are glued to debates over how to solve the country’s national debt. ...

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King Center’s 2013 MLK Holiday Observance kicks off 50th anniversary of ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech with the Salute to Greatness Dinner

[caption id="attachment_7517" align="alignleft" width="144"] Bernice King[/caption] King Center’s 2013 MLK Holiday Observance kicks off 50th anniversary of ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech with the Salute to Greatness Dinner Focus on the need for world-wide peace and nonviolence in our local communities Submitted by Steve Klein      Atlanta, GA — The King Center has announced plans for the 2013 observance of the bir ...

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Mamie Rearden: Oldest Living US Citizen Dies At 114

A 114-year-old South Carolina woman who was the oldest living U.S. citizen has died, two of her daughters said Saturday. Mamie Rearden of Edgefield, who held the title as the country’s oldest person for about two weeks, died Wednesday at a hospital in Augusta, Ga., said Sara Rearden of Burtonsville, Md., and Janie Ruth Osborne of Edgefield. They said their mother broke her hip after a fall about three weeks ...

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FAMU HAZING CONTROLS WERE WEAK

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA By BRANDON LARRABEE THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 28, 2012..........Safeguards against hazing at Florida A&M University were not strong enough in the lead-up to the 2011 death of drum major Robert Champion, but inflammatory accusations that university leaders recklessly ignored calls for action by the former band director can't be proven, according to a new report by a F ...

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Twas’ 11 days before Christmas…

Twas’ 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38 when 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven’s gate. ...

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