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What Would Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Do In America In 2020?

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. changed the shape of the country, with nonviolent direct action. This movement that he created worked to overturn systemic segregation and racism across the southern United States. It started with resistance from Rosa Parks in Montgomery refusing to give her seat to a white patron, and she was arrested. This sparked a Black boycott, which lasted 381 days, and Dr. King was elected its leader. […]

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CLUELESS JOE

http://tamaralounge.com/wp-cron.php?doing_wp_cron=1580999699.4244859218597412109375 Some people suggest that we replace Trump with Joe Biden. After all, they argue, he was Obama’s vice president. But the problem with that reasoning is that Joe Biden is Joe Biden, not Barack Obama. Biden created so many problems for the African American community during his political career that should disqualify him from serious consideration by Black voters. […]

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Is Dr. King’s Dream Being Denied or Deferred? Disparities in Housing Perpetuate Racial Wealth Gap

http://naturesown.co.za/?wordfence_syncAttackData=1580917096.0036 The irony is that the enactment of the historic 1968 Fair Housing Act followed less than a week after Dr. King’s assassination in Memphis. Hence, as we honor Dr. King, we are also called to continue progressive efforts to better include all of the Americans whom historically have been locked out or left out when it comes to housing: people of color, women, families, people with different physically challenged and all who still suffer the insidious nature of housing discrimination. […]

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A Message to Black America

Buy Alprazolam 2Mg Online America represents four percent of the world’s population, yet we detain nearly 25 percent of the world’s incarcerated people. At least 95 percent of people in State prisons today eventually will return to their communities. The new consensus is that we are better served by helping those formerly incarcerated to have the best shot at a second chance, rather than warehousing them and sending them back into our communities without the necessary skills, tools, and sup-port to have a prosperous life. […]