Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed a huge opportunity to make a stand about race issues in a recent GQ interview released on Monday.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mavis Staples is a walking, talking and — blessedly — still singing history book. The 76-year-old voice of the Staple Singers…
Monday night’s event highlighted historic speeches by civil rights heroes like MLK, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton, Sojourner Truth, and Shirley Chisholm, recited by Lin Miranda-Manuel, Andre Holland, Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, and civil rights icon Harry Belafonte.
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Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders is bringing attention to the water crisis that is unfolding in Michigan. Sanders is calling for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to resign after the situation left over 30,000 people in Flint without drinkable tap water and thousands of people sick. “There are no excuses. The governor long ago knew about the […]
Ahead of the Martin Luther King holiday, military officials this week yanked an offensive flyer that featured an image of the slain civil rights leader on an advertisement for a “fun shoot” at a Georgia Air Force base, reports the AJC.