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Representative John Lewis poses in the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library on November 18, 2016.
There may be no two Americans more different—in.. The American Prospect
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Actor Denzel Washington attends a special screening of Fences, at Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall, on Monday, December 19, 2016, in.. The American Prospect
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The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
For those who believe Donald Trump’s election has further legitimized hatred and even.. The American Prospect
*History is full of women who bravely fought to make a difference in the world. *
As activists, journalists, or fighters, women have stepped up to combat social injustice and defend their freedoms... Upworthy
At a recent literary/gala reading in Los Angeles, I found myself cringing a bit as the renowned poet Rita Dove was introduced to the audience as a "national treasure". Certainly the word-choice was.. Huffington Post
Today is Bill of Rights Day in America.
Happy Bill of Rights Day!
This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution.. Zero Hedge
*From 1939 to 1975, Spain lived in fear of a dictator named General Francisco Franco.*
During his rule, Franco captured and murdered political prisoners, suppressed freedom of religion, forbade.. Upworthy
Watch VideoBusinesswoman and activist Viola Desmond will be the first woman who isn't royalty to appear on a Canadian bank note.
Desmond was jailed and fined for sitting in a "whites only" section.. Newsy Also reported by •Upworthy
OTTAWA Viola Desmond, a black businesswoman who challenged racial segregation in Canada in 1946, will be the new face of the C$10 bill, making her the first Canadian woman to be featured on a bank.. Firstpost
Canada has named the trailblazing black rights activist Viola Desmond as the face of its new $10 bill, making her the first Canadian woman in history to be featured on a banknote.
Nine years before.. Huffington Post
GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) " A black woman often described as Canada's Rosa Parks for her 1946 decision to sit in a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theater will be the first woman to be.. New Zealand Herald
West Michigan residents have the opportunity to win a two-night stay in a fully-furnished McKay Tower Residence by entering Mckay Tower's first "Light Up the Dome Contest.
Grand Rapids, Michigan.. PRWeb