Tag Archives: African-American Community

National Constitution Center: NCC Staff- How Dr. Martin L. King Cited The Constitution in His Mountaintop Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Dr. King used the Constitution to make his case for the civil rights movement all the time and did it in a very intelligent and accurate way. Saying that African-Americans had … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: David Dayen: “Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley Failed Their Black Lives Matter Test”: All Lives Matter

The New Republic: Opinion: David Dayen: “Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley Failed Their Black Lives Matter Test”: All Lives Matter First of all, its great to hear a politician go to a political group and event and tell them what … Continue reading

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Galib Abbasov: Malcolm X, Black and White 1972

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus If it wasn’t for what Malcolm X fought for, for the African-American community as far as freedom and independence and trying to empower that entire community and free them from … Continue reading

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Malcolm X Network: CBS News-Mike Wallace’s 1964 Interview of Malcolm X

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress Malcolm X made perhaps the most honest and truthful statement he ever made in life in this interview late in the interview. When he said in response to … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion: Dean Starkman: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

Rich & Poor The New Republic: Opinion: Dean Starkman: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap It is true that even since the American civil rights movement that even though African-Americans are doing better than they were pre-civil rights that they still … Continue reading

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University of Chicago: George E. Kent Lecture- Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I do not agree with everything that Professor Michelle Alexander says about the American prison system. And the broader race relations in America, but I agree with her broader premise that … Continue reading

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Canal de Anblog: Bob Dylan and Joan Baez 1963 March on Washington 

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press on WordPress: Canal de Anblog: Bob Dylan and Joan Baez 1963 March on Washington The people at the March on Washington certainly weren’t dreaming and were at the start of … Continue reading

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