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The Legacy of Our Icons

Althea Gibson, a sharecropper’s daughter, entered the world of sports when segregation severely limited opportunities for African Americans. She eventually became the first Black athlete to cross the color line of international tennis and golf. […]

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African American Voters Face Old and New Challenges Heading into 2020 Election

Each election cycle African Americans journey to the polls to elect leaders that best represent their vision and hope for America. Many approach the ritual with sincere reverence, remembering the priceless blood that was shed and giving thanks for God ordained warriors such as Medgar Evers, Fannie Lou Hamer, and three college students named Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner, who paved the way for our participation. Some approach from a standpoint of moral obligation. Their justification: Good people are civically responsible, and since they’re a good person… well, you get the point. […]