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Brown v Board national historic site

American Federation of Teachers Commemorates Brown at 60

by Ray Baker   May 20, 2014

In a year when the nation has marked monumental landmarks of civil rights achievements of the past such as the Civil Rights Act of... Read More

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
We’ve Marched, Now What?

[THE SPIRITUAL LIFE]
We’ve Marched, Now What?

by Brooke Obie   Sep 03, 2013

“I want you to think about this: there will be a Negro president of this country. There will not be the country we are... Read More

[DREAM DEFENDERS]
#MarchOn

[DREAM DEFENDERS]
#MarchOn

by Kristian Rainge-Campbell   Aug 30, 2013

From the hard marble floors of the Florida Capitol, to the capital of the United States, Dream Defenders and the emerging youth of this... Read More

Afropunk X March on Washington

Afropunk X March on Washington

by Souleo   Aug 29, 2013

On the surface, two major events held this past weekend could not appear to be further apart. Separated by over 200 miles was the... Read More

Obama at #MOW50

OBAMA AT #MOW50:
Tastes Great, Less Filling

by Charles F. Coleman Jr.   Aug 29, 2013

Before I sat down to watch President Obama deliver his remarks at the conclusion to Wednesday’s 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, I had... Read More

The March on Washington

Economic Gap Between Whites, Blacks Hasn’t Changed in 50 Years

by The Washington Post   Aug 28, 2013

Even as racial barriers have tumbled and the nation has grown wealthier and better educated, the economic disparities separating Blacks and Whites remain as... Read More

The White House Presents ’50 Years Forward’

The White House Presents ’50 Years Forward’

by Brooke Obie   Aug 28, 2013

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the White House hosted, “50... Read More

‘I Have a Dream’
[VIDEO+TEXT]

‘I Have a Dream’
[VIDEO+TEXT]

by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   Aug 28, 2013

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history... Read More

MOW ‘Master Strategist’ Bayard Rustin Finally Recognized

MOW ‘Master Strategist’ Bayard Rustin Finally Recognized

by Rod McCullom   Aug 28, 2013

Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most seminal moments in American history:  The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom,... Read More

Women, a Constant Force in the Fight for Democracy

Women, a Constant Force in the Fight for Democracy

by Jotaka Eaddy   Aug 26, 2013

Fifty years ago, Daisy Bates was one of only two women to deliver remarks at the 1963 March on Washington.  In a 142-word speech... Read More