EBONY Magazine Ferguson One Year Later Michael Brown

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Resistance Is Black Tradition

by Brittany Packnett

I was raised to believe that God's grace and the wealth of Black tradition placed in me all the things I will ever need. … Read More

EBONY Magazine Ferguson One Year Later Michael Brown

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Montague Simmons and OBS: Revolutionary Re-Up

by Jamilah Lemieux

While many of the activists who have sustained the Ferguson resistance movement over the course of the past year found themselves… Read More

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DeRay McKesson: He, the Protestor

by Jamilah Lemieux

DeRay McKesson has become one of the most visible faces of the Ferguson resistance movement, despite the fact that he’s a Baltimore… Read More

Celebrating the Voting Rights Act and Connecting to History in Our National Parks

Celebrating the Voting Rights Act and Connecting to History in Our National Parks

by Jonathan B. Jarvis

On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. It was one of the most important moments of the… Read More

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The Legacy of the Voting Rights Act,
50 Years Later

by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II and Rev. Michelle Laws

Civil rights history is often remembered in critical moments. Though the work was constant, and the lives of those who organized… Read More

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Family of John Crawford Seeks Answers

by D. Smith

The death of Raynette Turner will be the first case the New York State Attorney General will investigate since Governor Andrew Cuomo… Read More

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Activists Plan for 1-Year-Anniversary

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Activists Plan for 1-Year-Anniversary

by Daniel Kerry

In an intimate roundtable discussion in New York City, Kayla Reed, field organizer for the Organization for Black Struggle and St… Read More

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Freedom Summer Lunch Soldiers On, Despite Threats

by Ryan K. Smith

In January of 1969, the Black Panther Party initiated the groundbreaking  Read More

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Doing the Work at the Movement for Black Lives Convening

by H. Kapp Klote

The Movement for Black Lives Convening was a historic moment: 1,500 Black people from across the country came to Cleveland to be… Read More

Officer Involved Alesia Thomas

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Cop Jailed for Alesia Thomas Murder

by D. Smith

Ralkina Jones, 37, died (according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office) at the… Read More

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